Re: Open Sound System Driver error
--- Nick Hastings <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> * Joris Huizer <email@example.com> [030519
> > Hello,
> > I found htis page where somebody says alsa can be
> > used:
> > Then I did an apt-get on alsa-base - however,
> > boot time alsa complains it can't find the module
> > I can't find the module in the modconf either -
> > that seems to be a very minimal set of modules !
> > installed using the first Debian cd)
> > Can I install the needed module or do I have to
> > configurations ?
> you can install the alsa modules very easily if you
> are running Debian
> kernel. Assuming this is the case do:
> apt-cache search alsa-modules
> Then apt-get install the one that corresponds to
> your kernel (find out
> with "uname -r")
> Or save on keystrokes with
> apt-get isntall alsa-modules-`uname -r`
> Debian testing/unstable
> Linux twofish 2.4.20-looxt93c7 #1 Thu May 15
> 18:07:35 JST 2003
> i686 unknown unknown GNU/Linux
Thank you for your reply Nick!
Unfortunately, the laptop currently has an
2.2.20-idepci version kernel (as the uname -r told me
Does this mean I will have to upgrade (as Tim said in
another mail, the alsa-modules only contain
alsa-modules-2.4.16-* and alsa-modules-2.4.20-* )
I currently only did an installation using the first
Debian cd, and an add-cdrom on the second one (the
others still have to be burned) but no kernel image is
in there so far.
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