Re: driver configuration; thank you, Debian!
On Fri, 16 Aug 2002 17:53:33 -0400 Peter Christensen <email@example.com>
> My question now concerns device drivers. I have an HP laserjet 6L and
> an "on-board" Ensoniq PCI audio chip. Both appear to be supported under
> Linux, according to linuxprinting.org and the linux-sound how-to.
For the printer, take a look at the "cupsys" package.
For sound, I suggest the alsa drivers. Which to install depends on which
kernel you are using. For a woody system, I suggest installing the
appropriate kernel-image-2.4.16 package and the associated
alsa-modules-2.4.16 packages. Note, on both of these you need to locate
decide on the appropriate package as there are a variety of versions for
> Following instructions in the sound how-to I did:
> ls -l /dev/dsp
> and got
> crw-rw---- 1 root audio 14, 3 Mar 14 16:51 /dev/dsp
This simply shows that the dsp device exists, not that the kernel has the
appropriate driver loaded for it.
Jamin W. Collins