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Old 07-29-2003, 04:39 PM   #1
wmeitzen
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Question Recompile kernel?


I'm trying to install RedHat 9 drivers for a soundblaster live audio card for my Dell Optiplex GX260, and I feel like I'm on a wild goose chase.

This is a fresh install of RH9, and I'm dual-booting with XP. The sounds work in XP just fine, so it's not a hardware problem.

I've looked at the following websites: Dell, RedHat, ALSA, Creative Labs. All I know is that the correct drivers are "emu10k1".
I've googled a ton, and downloaded files from a ton of places.
I follow the directions to the letter on recompiling the sound drivers. I run into errors.
I follow the directions for recompiling the kernel. I don't think I have the source files, so I don't get very far with that one.

Bottom line: How do I install my audio drivers when I have the files?
 
Old 07-29-2003, 07:41 PM   #2
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Speaking of wild goose chases, this is the Linux From Scratch project forum.

You need to ask a moderator to move this thread to a more appropriate forum where you'll get a lot more activity.

regards...

Last edited by itsjustme; 07-29-2003 at 08:10 PM.
 
Old 07-30-2003, 09:31 AM   #3
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apologize

I apologize... I didn't know what forum would have been more appropriate.
 
Old 07-30-2003, 09:41 AM   #4
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No problemo.

You'll just get more help for your particular Red Hat problem in another forum.

Regards...
 
Old 08-05-2003, 08:14 AM   #5
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why don't you try for the alsa drivers

you can get help from www.linuxant.com
 
Old 08-12-2003, 01:50 AM   #6
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Moved: More suitable in the Newbie forum, but if you unsure what forum to place your questions/threads, place them in Linux-General please.
 
  


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