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Old 06-14-2008, 05:42 AM   #1
dragonguru
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Question how to install audio driver


i installed xandros 3.0 to the PC- ASUS mother board, AMD processor, Realtek audio driver and having windows SP-2(dual boot). My problem is xandros didnt find any sound card. so there is no audio.. then i tried to install linux audio driver given in motherboard cd but i couldnt!!...when i click install file it opend in gcc..i dont know anything about how to install in linux..please guide me complete step by step procedure to install diver or how to takle this problem....please...Thanks...
 
Old 06-14-2008, 08:02 AM   #2
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Open a terminal and as root run alsaconf fallow the directions, after it's finished run alsamixer as user.
 
Old 06-14-2008, 10:45 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by dragonguru View Post
i installed xandros 3.0 to the PC- ASUS mother board, AMD processor, Realtek audio driver and having windows SP-2(dual boot). My problem is xandros didnt find any sound card. so there is no audio.. then i tried to install linux audio driver given in motherboard cd but i couldnt!!...when i click install file it opend in gcc..i dont know anything about how to install in linux..please guide me complete step by step procedure to install diver or how to takle this problem....please...Thanks...

OK, I MAY NOT BE RIGHT about all this, this is my humble effort at solving your problem, see and tell me whether it helps...


If you clicked the file on your CD and it opened in gcc it should be a .c file. This means you have to compile it.
Copy it to your hard disk, then:
./configure
make

on the command line.

This will leave you with a .o file somewhere which is your driver which needs to be put inside the kernel like this:

insmod <file.o>

But for this you'll have to "man insmod", sorry, because it goes into the kernel which is in /boot/vmlinuz-something probably, so it'll be:

insmod <file.o> /boot/vmlinuz-2.blahblah.



Lemme know.

Last edited by resetreset; 06-14-2008 at 10:46 AM.
 
Old 06-16-2008, 12:49 AM   #4
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hi...

Thanks for answering...but..i did what mrrangerman told..it didnt find any sound card and asked me to install legacy audio driver and it did ..still there is no sound....
i also did what resetreset told..but actualy install file is opening in 'file manager' i misunderstood it as gcc..so i cant compile it....i tried to install after copying to hard disk but i couldnt...
so i am planning to install a new version linux with all builtin drivers...

Last edited by dragonguru; 06-16-2008 at 12:57 AM.
 
Old 06-16-2008, 12:53 AM   #5
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hi...

Thanks for answering...but..i did what mrrangerman told..it didnt find any sound card and asked me to install legacy audio driver and it did ..still there is no sound....
i also did what resetreset told..but actualy install file is opening in 'file manager' i misunderstood it as gcc..so i cant compile it....i tried to install after copying to hard disk but i couldnt...
so i am planning to install a new version linux with all builtin drivers...
 
  


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