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Old 08-16-2004, 07:21 PM   #1
Meanbean
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Red Hat does not see Avance logic sound card


Greetings

I got turned on to this forum over at the CPU mag forum. I've read through many threads and cannot find an answer.
I am new to Linux. I installed Red Hat 7.3 yesterday, all went well except one thing.

My "no name" sound card was not detected and therefore does not function. The card has an Avance Logic ALS 4000 chip. Is this chip compatible with RH? If so could someone here point me to some drivers and how to load them?

Also....

My first question (I'm sure there will be many more )

RH came with an old version of Mozilla. I downloaded the newest version from the Mozilla site. I cannot seem to open the file:
mozilla-i686-pc-linux-gnu-1.7.2-installer.tar.gz

I assume a tar.gz is a compressed file. How do I extract and install it.

Thanks
 
Old 08-16-2004, 08:51 PM   #2
penguin4
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meanbean; u need http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Hardware-HOWTO/index.html
to find ur device if compatibility with linux.
also look at http:www.linuxquestions.org/hcl/index.php. if not in that list then would you be considerate and enter device so that developers,compilers & support teams can provide drivers that would ultimate work and more users use them. thank you with your cooperation!
 
Old 01-30-2005, 02:56 PM   #3
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Ok
listen guy, evgen RH 9.0 do not recognize your sound card, bad luck. actualy RH come with OSS, Open Sound System, that can't load ALS 4000, but you still can download alsa, Advanced Linux Sound Architectur , works just fine with my als 4000 lol,
so go to alsa home page or search for rpm first may be you will find a version that goes with your system, if not, reply i will come back and see if you still do not fiond a solution!
good luck
 
Old 01-31-2005, 08:13 AM   #4
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I solved the sound problem by switching sound cards and switching to Debian.

I like Debian better than RH.
 
Old 01-31-2005, 03:08 PM   #5
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Ok
you found a solution, but that way you will have to switch and switch again,
red Hat is designed for people who know a little about linux and networks, and it is one of the most relible distros, and installing alsa is not so hard it sound, Iremember the first time i found it very difficult but then, i get used to install and ./configure
linux deserves to be teached
 
  


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