Re: Sound Blaster Live!
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On Wed, 6 Oct 1999, Pollywog wrote:
> On 06-Oct-99 Brad wrote:
> > If you want, i can post a rough outline of what i did, and the relavent
> > config files.
> Thanks, but I read the HOWTO for Alsa, installed the driver, libs, and
> utilities, only to find I don't know how to load the modules; I thought it
> would be a simple 'insmod <some_module> but it seems more complicated than
> that. I will stick with my half-duplex driver.
It is more complicated to do by hand. But, if you use kmod it's really not
all that difficult.
alsaconfig (from the alsa-base package) will ask you for the necessary
info, and add the proper information to /etc/conf.modules. For Debian,
you'll need to grab that section (it's clearly marked) and put it in
If you really want to do it by hand, it looks like you need to insert the
modules in something like this order. The banged ones take options.
snd-mixer-oss, snd-seq-device, snd-midi, snd-pcm, snd-timer, snd-mixer
card-specific modules, in order (e.g. snd-sb16-dsp before snd-sb16-csp
before snd-card-sb16 (!))
You could probably skip the oss ones if you don't want support for
OSS-style sound interfaces. You probably want this though. You might be
able to skip the snd-midi and snd-mpu401-uart if you don't want midi
support. And the above list may easily have errors.
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