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Re: wireless on an old Thinkpad 600 - more specifically sound on 600E

A. F. Cano wrote:
> I have a 600E and had no end of trouble with the sound card.  I posted
> questions to this list a long time ago and the one suggestion that
> worked was to compile a kernel without the cs46xx driver.
> It appears that the kernel insisted on loading this in preference to
> other drivers and the sound hardware didn't work, even when I
> blacklisted it and forcefully inserted the proper one.  I presume that
> by that time the resources had been marked as used, or initialized in
> some way that made them unusable.

One option that has worked for me in other similar but different
situations is to move/remove the module from the filesystem.  With it
gone from the disk the kernel couldn't load it.  That worked for me
without needing to recompile the kernel without the module.


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