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Re: speaker and bios [WAS: 2 questions: network card and internal speaker volume]



On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 07:06:46PM -0500, Vikki Roemer wrote:
> Hi!
> I have 2 questions.  First, how do I turn up the volume of the internal
> speaker?

Haven't solved this one, but...

> 
> My second question is a little more complicated.  I just put in a new
> motherboard, and everything is working fine except the onboard nic.  It uses
> the same chipset that the old MB's onboard nic had (sis900), and therefore
> should use the same drivers.  But, when I tried to load the appropriate
> module (`modprobe sis900`), it chokes with:
> /lib/modules/2.4.21/kernel/drivers/net/sis900.o: init_module: No such device
> Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including invalid IO or IRQ parameters
> /lib/modules/2.4.21/kernel/drivers/net/sis900.o: insmod /lib/modules/2.4.21/kernel/drivers/net/sis900.o failed
> /lib/modules/2.4.21/kernel/drivers/net/sis900.o: insmod sis900 failed
> 
> I tried recompiling and reinstalling the module, in case that was the
> problem (ran 'make clean ; make modules ; make modules_install'), but that
> didn't help at all.  Does anybody have any idea what the problem might be?

Solved this one.  The card turned out to be a Realtek card.  Found that out
when I ran 'lspci'.  Oops, heh. *grin*  Now I'm recompiling the kernel  with
the new driver, and it should work now.

> BTW, how do I reflash a BIOS without booting off the MB?  I want to fix the
> other MB, and its' problem is a corrupted BIOS, AFAICT.  TIA.

I would still like to know that, though.

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