webcamd and snd_uaudio

Adam K Kirchhoff akirchhoff135014 at
Wed Jul 13 21:55:30 UTC 2011

On 07/13/2011 04:16 AM, Hans Petter Selasky wrote:
> 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.
> --HPS

Thanks, that did it.


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