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Old 03-19-2004, 03:01 PM   #1
Frederik
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After migrating to Kernel 2.6 my sound-module is not automatically started


Hi!

I just got 2.6.4 set up so far, everthing seems to be working pretty good, but I don't know how to set up the module loading... (same goes for my network card, but I compiled it in to the kernel for now).
In it I think the important stuff is in:

/etc/modules.conf

options snd-emu10k1 enable=1 index=0
options snd cards_limit=1 major=116
alias snd-card-0 snd-emu10k1
alias sound-slot-0 snd-emu10k1
alias sound-service-0-0 snd-mixer-oss
alias sound-service-0-1 snd-seq-oss
alias sound-service-0-3 snd-pcm-oss
alias sound-service-0-8 snd-seq-oss
alias sound-service-0-11 snd-mixer-oss
alias sound-service-0-12 snd-pcm-oss

what do i need to automatically load the emu10k1 module for my soundblaster? After
modprobe emu10k1 it works.

Im running suse 9.0, alsa 1.0.3 and modutils 0.9.15-pre4

Btw: What is the difference between
module-init-tools-0.9.15-pre4 and
module-init-tools-3.0-pre10 ?
I got a little confused about the version numbers (0.9 vs 3).

Thanks in advance:-)
 
Old 03-19-2004, 03:40 PM   #2
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I ran into this, but you do need the module-init tools installed, untar and configure. The reason my sound (same sound card) was not working was my ALSA was out of date, so I upgraded it. You could try compiling the sound into the kernel rather than as a module.

Also 2.6.x uses modprobe.conf, not modules.conf when you install module-init-tools, there is a shell script for generate-modprobe.conf, did you miss this step out by any chance?

From the README in the tarball...

______________
3) If running for the first time, you might want to convert your old
modules.conf to modprobe.conf:

./generate-modprobe.conf /etc/modprobe.conf
______________

hope this helps
 
Old 03-19-2004, 05:08 PM   #3
Frederik
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Thank you very much! Now it works! I did forget the generate-modprobe.conf...
Frederik
 
  


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