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I have some Linux experience, but not a lot, so I am challenged by several issues. I have been using Windows XP, and recently added Linux 10.10, and set it up as a dual boot system. I have a Creative Sound Blaster X-FI sound card (bought in 2007), and driver installed fine from CD on XP. I downloaded the Linux driver from the Creative web site for the sound card, and I'm sure it was the correct one. The first thing I had to do was create a folder to put it in. I created a folder named 'soundcard' under /usr/share/, and extracted (unzipped) the files into that folder. The readme file instructed me to do the following:
1) Goto source directory
2) Execute make command as root
When trying to install the sound card device driver with the make command, I received the following error message:
fatal error: sound/driver.h: No such file or directory
I did a grep search to find out where the sound/driver.h code exists, and is in ctatc.h and xfi.c. There was a '#include <sound/driver.h>' statement in both files, commented them out, tried to run that way, and got a different error message, so that was not the solution.
If anyone knows how to resolve this problem, I would very much appreciate your response ASAP. Thanks.