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Re: How to get Sound to work - Need step by step instructions


Syed Huq (<rathon@gmail.com>) wrote:

>> Ditch that kernel and install another one, either kernel-image-2.2.20
>> or kernel-image-2.4.18-1-386|686|k6|k7|586. If you use 2.4.18, don't
>> forget to configure lilo to use the initrd needed to boot that
>> kernel. After booting with the new kernel, try again.
> I tried 'ditching' that kernel by upgrading to Sarge. It was a
> nightmare and had to switch
> back to Woody. So no solutions there.
> IF(not a possibility), I had kernel 2.4.18:
> 1) How to configure lilo
> 2) Try again...try what ?
> I am still hoping someone can provide a step-by-step instructions.

First, install the kernel:

apt-get install kernel-image-2.4.18-1-386

Next, configure lilo. Edit the "Linux" section in /etc/lilo.conf, and
add a line


And remove the comment character before


to make sure lilo will ask you which kernel to boot.

Run lilo:


Reboot, and select "Linux". Linux.old will boot the old kernel.

best regards
 Andreas Janssen

Andreas Janssen <andreas.janssen@bigfoot.com>
PGP-Key-ID: 0xDC801674 ICQ #17079270
Registered Linux User #267976

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