Re: hardware configuration questions
On Fri, 3 Sep 1999, Michael Meskes wrote:
> I'm trying to get my new hardware completely running under Debian. So far I
> have encountered two problems.
> 1) I have no idea how to configure a PCI Soundblaster card. While this is
> not a major problem I'd like to eventually play music on it. Since I have no
> access to any recent HOWTO while playing with the machine at home, I don't
> know if this is a FAQ.
Easiest way, spend 20 bucks buy OSS
> 2) I have an IDE CD writer but the only CD writing software I know
> (cdrecord) wants a SCSI device. Can I go with a fake one here or do I need
> other software? Hopefully this isn't a FAQ either.
you need to make a new kernel, disable ide cdrom support, and enable scsi
emulation & scsi cdrom support
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