[CentOS] Skype and problem with ALSA mixer driver?

Fri Jan 29 19:03:09 UTC 2010
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 10:44 AM, Andrew <andy.allen at virgin.net> wrote:
>> What version of ALSA driver are you using? Have you tried updating ALSA
>> as the version within CentOS is quite old now (1.0.14rc3).
>> Elrepo has an updated ALSA driver package here:
>> http://elrepo.org/tiki/kmod-alsa
> Thanks for that useful information, but can you tell me exactly how to
> perform the update? I tried 'yum update *alsa*' as I have the Elrepo
> repository installed, but it came up with 'No Packages marked for
> Update'. Do I need to completely remove all the currently installed ALSA
> packages and then do 'yum install kmod-alsa? Any advice gratefully
> received, thanks.

Perhaps, you do not have elrepo enabled (default behavior) ?  In that case, try:

yum --enablerepo=elrepo install kmod-alsa