webcamd and snd_uaudio

Hans Petter Selasky hselasky at
Wed Jul 13 08:18:08 UTC 2011

On Wednesday 13 July 2011 00:44:52 Adam K Kirchhoff wrote:
> Sometime recently, webcamd apparently became dependent on snd_uaudio.
> This is a real pain seeing as I often prefer to use OSSv4.  When both
> snd_uaudio and the OSSv4 kernel modules are loaded, the kernel panics.
> I think preventing webcamd from loading snd_uaudio might be as simple as
> editing the webcamd rc script, but that doesn't appear to be the case.
> In an effort to prevent snd_audio from loading, I even moved the module
> out of /boot/kernel/ but that just causes webcamd to segfault when it
> tries to start.
> Is there anyway to remove this dependency?

Yes, edit /etc/devd/usb.conf and remove all appearances of snd_uaudio.


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