I guess I upgraded some piece of GTK, and it broke LogJam's HTML preview. So it's eaten the last few LJ entries I've written because I always HTML preview before I post, and I'm too lazy to dig them out of /dev/mem.
Summary of the last one: I really really hate ALSA, but I switched because the kernel made me. Also, alsamixer requires a 313-column screen, the Master volume hardly controls the volume for anything. And all the channels after front left and front right are all wrong. And I miss emu-dspmgr.