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Old 03-08-2006, 12:06 AM   #1
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FC2 help with alsa install

I am installing the newest alsa drivers and when I get to the part when i have to enter:

modprobe snd-ca0106;modprobe snd-pcm-oss;modprobe snd-mixer-oss;modprobe snd-seq-oss

I get this:

[alex@localhost alex]# modprobe snd-ca0106;modprobe snd-pcm-oss;modprobe snd-mixer-oss;modprobe snd-seq-oss
bash: modprobe: command not found
bash: modprobe: command not found
bash: modprobe: command not found
bash: modprobe: command not found
[alex@localhost alex]#

These are the directions I am following:

What command do I enter to insert the modules into the kernel?
Old 03-08-2006, 08:26 AM   #2
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AFAIK to insert modules into the running kernel you need to be root... become root first and then try the modprobe again.
Old 03-08-2006, 05:50 PM   #3
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Looks like you're trying the modprobe as su. Try 'su -' instead (without quotes).


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