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Re: [Debian- on VAIO 505 FX] X problems

On 28-Sep-99 Thomas Vogels wrote:
> "Sean" == Sean 'Shaleh' Perry <shaleh@valinux.com> writes:
> Sean> Read the doc in /usr/src/linux/Documentation (or whereever you placed
> your
> Sean> kernel source).  It boils down to:
> Sean> 
> Sean> make {menu,x}config
> Sean> sound as module
> Sean> sound blaster
> Sean> opl2/opl3
> Sean> mpu-401
> Sean> 
> Sean> recompile
> Sean> insmod soundcore
> Sean> insmod sound
> Sean> insmod uart401
> Sean> modprobe opl3
> Sean> insmod sb irq=5 io=0x220 dma=0
> Sounds pretty scary to me, and I've been around for a while.  What's
> wrong with "depmod -a"  to get module dependencies right and turning on
> kerneld?  Any access to eg. /dev/sndstat will now magically load all
> necessary modules.

Because you need to be able to give the options to the sb module.  Depmod wont.

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