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Old 12-25-2002, 01:34 AM   #1
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add services??


How can I add services in slackware??? I am trying to get my sound working, used Mandrake for a couple weeks and in that it was "ntsysv" to select the sound driver. -thanks
 
Old 12-25-2002, 08:48 AM   #2
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What sound card do you have?

Usually you will need to load a module. To search available modules look in the /lib/modules/2.4.18/kernel/drivers/sound directory.

Locate the one you need and then use "modprobe" to load the module. You can use the "lsmod" command to list the currently loaded modules.

If you have a really new sound card without kernel support then you may need to use the alsa drivers available at http://www.alsa-project.org.
 
Old 12-25-2002, 10:29 AM   #3
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i have ac'97 on board sound, i have the drivers installed just need to load upon starting, in mandrake i would use "ntsysv", check the alsa sound driver box, then put a few lines in my modules.conf file, but i guess there is no ntsysv for slackware, so how do do what ntsyv did??? -thanks
 
Old 12-25-2002, 11:01 AM   #4
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it should be in the /etc/rc.d/rc.modules file

just add the line

/sbin/modprobe ac97
 
  


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