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Old 05-10-2002, 01:52 PM   #1
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Question Sound driver




Hi,

I have been trying to install a sound driver to Linux Mandrake 8.2 could anybody help because I can't find the file where sound drivers are kept.

Here is a copy of the README in PDF.


http://www.geocities.com/boyinfrance/sounddriver.pdf

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Old 05-10-2002, 03:32 PM   #2
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I would recommend that you try running sndconfig as root, first. That usually picks up the sound card and sets it up for you. You may also need to correct permissions, or group ownership on the /dev/dsp, /dev/mixer*, /dev/audio, etc.

That PDF doc talks about some pretty old distributions and may be outdated.
 
Old 05-11-2002, 11:01 AM   #3
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I'm sorry I'm a newbie and don't know how to run "sndconfig". Please explain!!

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Old 05-11-2002, 12:20 PM   #4
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Just open up a console/terminal, type it in (sndconfig) and press enter.
 
Old 05-11-2002, 12:22 PM   #5
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error

All I get is a bash error saying command couldn't be found!

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Old 05-11-2002, 05:39 PM   #6
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open a terminal, type "su -" then it will ask for your root password, then type "sndconfig"
 
Old 05-12-2002, 04:09 AM   #7
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I still get the same error!

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Old 05-13-2002, 06:27 AM   #8
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You can't open sndconfig because it yet isn't installed! Just open up the Package Managment programme from Mandrake and make a search for sndconfig! All you have to do now is go to the Install tab and install the sndconfig package.

After the installation is finished, log in as ROOT, open a console window and simply type sndconfig , this is all there is to do.
 
  


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