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Old 10-23-2004, 07:45 PM   #1
Registered: Sep 2003
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Distribution: Debian Lenny - Kernel
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ALSA messing up

I've just reinstalled Debian on my machine. I saved the kernel configuration and used it to compile the same version of my kernel as before (2.6.6).

Sound was working great before. Now alsaconf gives me this:
modinfo: could not find module snd
Do you know what could be the cause of this? Or what I should try?

Old 10-23-2004, 08:51 PM   #2
Registered: Aug 2004
Location: New York
Distribution: --------- Gentoo-2004.2 [2.6.8] Redhat-9 [2.6.6]
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see if the module for ur card is present on ur system [.o or .ko]

#lsmod [to see all the modules loaded]

check ur /etc/modules.conf

did u run ----> modules-update [i beieve there's one on debian too]

and see if ur loading the alsa at startup...
Old 10-23-2004, 11:32 PM   #3
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I had compiled it into the kernel. (Not (M) but (*)). But I tried compiling it as a module and now alsaconf configures my sound card. Thanks, though.


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