Re: Problem getting my Crystal 4237b sound card to work
On Thursday 30 December 2004 16:53, Alexander Toresson wrote:
> I tried running alsaconf, only to find out that it didn't exist on my
Well, yeah. So install it....
> So I fired up aptitude to find it. It was a virtual package.
> It took some time to understand that I couldn't install that virtual
> package and that it was replaced by alsa-utils.
??? Of course you can install a virtual package. They depend on the real
apt-get install alsaconf
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
Note, selecting alsa-utils instead of alsaconf
alsa-utils is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
Works for me.
> So I downloaded it,
> and to my surprise, it was depending on the package alsa-base, which I
> then had to configure. Isn't alsa built into the kernel 2.6 and later?
You apparently haven't heard of apt-get... Yes, alsa _modules_ are built into
2.6, but you still need alsa-base to configure them. apt-get would get the