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Old 10-18-2002, 08:30 AM   #1
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depmod -a :command not found. Sound problem

I'm tyring to get some sound going on my laptop. I found some instructions through, but when I tried to run depmod -a I get the "command not found" error. Is there something else I can try?

Here's the link for the instructions. Just scroll down a tad to "Minor Tweaks"

Thanks again for your help.
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depmod is a core kernel utility, and nothing to do with sound or anything. you WILL have it installed, almost certainly in /sbin/ you just need to be root to run it.
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Old 10-24-2002, 08:04 PM   #4
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Been to busy lately to try this.

depmod didn't fix the problem. I still don't have sound. Where should I start looking to fix the problem?
This is from my modules.conf file.

alias sound-slot-0 snd-maestro3
above snd-maestro3 snd-pcm-oss
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depmod has nothing to do with sound. depmod just figures out how your
modules depend on other modules. You still need to load the sound
modules in order for them to be useful.
There have been MANY threads about getting sound to work, I would
suggest you browse through those first as it's very likely someone else
has had the same problem you're having.

To begin (as root) do a:
If you don't see your sound modules loaded, you need to load those.

For help on the module control programs:
man depmod
man modprobe
man rmmod


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