Re: trying to install ALSA
No, the symlink is ok. AFAIK, there are a number of files that ALSA
wants/needs that only exist after you have built the kernel once. If there is
any other way to create these, I'd like to hear it. See my Debian University
document for more information:
On Sat, 13 Jan 2001, James W. Lindenschmidt wrote:
> Hello everyone
> I'm still trying to install ALSA on my new potato system. I've
> progressed some, but I'm still stumped. Here's what I've done so far:
> 1. I realized I didn't have the kernel source installed, so I did
> apt-get install kernel-source-2.2.18pre21 from stable. However, this did
> not create a
> /usr/src/linux directory, so I made a symlink /usr/src/linux/ pointing
> Then I added the unstable line to sources.list.
> Then I did apt-get install alsa-source.
> I su'd into /usr/src/modules/alsadriver, and typed ./configure
> --with-isapnp=yes, as recommended in the INSTALL readme.
> I got the following error: 'failed (probably missing
> /usr/src/linux/include/linux/version.h)'. I looked, and I am indeed
> missing that file.
> I suspect that installing the kernel-source-2.2.18pre21 package and
> symlinking to it was not the right thing to do. Can you help with this?
> Thanks again. I appreciate your time helping an all-too-eager Debian
> newbie. :-)
> Raghavendra Bhat wrote: