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Kernel-source, alsa-driver and kernel compile 188.8.131.52
Hi, I'm compiling my first kernel and need to know if I need to install new alsa drivers and kernel-source for the new kernel or is that included? Of not where do I find them? Can't find them at kernel.org...
Where at kernel.org can I find them? I meant kernel-source not the code source for the kernel of course, if I made myself unclear...I'm currently using this one URL=ftp://ftp.slackware.no/pub/linux/slackware/slackware-current/testing/packages/linux-184.108.40.206/]slackware.no[/URL]
but want to make my own...
Yes. If you're compiling your own kernel, you would need the kernel source code.
I think you're referring to the kernel headers (not full source code)? You won't need kernel headers if you have the full source code and you have a symlink /usr/src/linux point to the actual kernel source code directory /usr/src/linux-2.x.y.
To get a working 2.6 kernel with ALSA support, all you need is the kernel source - ALSA is built into the 2.6 kernel. You only need to get hold of Alsa seperately if you're using 2.4
Yes. But usually I don't recommend this for newbies because I know how tough it was for me to manually do the necessary kernel config to support my sound chip. And mind you, I knew which sound driver I needed too.
ALSA project drivers worked fine after a simple
Usually I base my advice on experience, but of course, you're right. 2.6 kernels have built-in ALSA.
Well I checked the boxes too and it didn't work I too know which snd card I have so I'll install them separately. The same goes for atm and acpi. I know I checked the boxes (double checked it out) but still no apm module or battery bar in my gkrellm. Apm command says "FATAL: No apm module found"