Re: sound blaster configuration??
On Mon, Mar 05, 2001 at 04:23:26PM -0800, email@example.com wrote:
> I have tried to find information in /usr/src/linux.. but I don't have any
directory like ../src/linux/ .. thanks anyway..
That would be the kernel source tree. Grab it from
install the kernel-source package. If you aren't going to recompile the
kernel to suit your tastes, there might be a kernel-doc package which just
has linux/Documentation, but not the rest of the source. If not, then just
get the whole tree.
A lot of really good docs on getting the kernel to do stuff is in
> > We first need more information:
> > Is this Sound Blaster 16 PCI or ISA?
> > Is it PnP or not?
> > Which Kernel do you use?
> pnpdump -c > /etc/isapnp.conf && isapnp /etc/isapnp.conf did not give
>any results, didn't find my sound card.. So I think it isn't a ISA.. I am
>using kernel 2.2..
If it's PCI, lspci will find it (independently of whether any drivers are
loaded for it. PCI is good, because there is a standard for scanning the
bus and finding config info). (If you don't have lspci, you look at
the obsolete /proc/pci. lspci interprets the binary data in the new
#define X(x,y) x##y
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