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Old 05-30-2004, 03:25 PM   #1
flamah
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Exclamation I cant install libasound.so.2


I have tried and tried again to install libasound.so.2 (using the alsa sorce rpm) but to no avil - does any1 know how 2 install it?
 
Old 05-30-2004, 04:48 PM   #2
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hi!
i've just installed all alsa-packages and found that in /usr/lib is file libasound.so.2.0.0, meanwhile libasound.so.2 is only symbolic link to this file. maybe your package just didn't create this link. look into /usr/lib and in try to create the link
 
Old 05-31-2004, 06:01 AM   #3
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yeah but the problem is i cant install the alsa file

i do -
$ rpmbuild --rebuild <filename>.src.rpm
and i get a load of errors
 
Old 11-14-2004, 07:27 PM   #4
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Hello from Santiago de Chile (spanish user)

I resolve this problem in my RedHat 9 : (NOTE : Always i have installed the kernel sources)

Step 1.
- First download alsa sources from http://www.alsa-project.org (alsa-driver, alsa-lib, alsa-utils, alsa-oss)

Step 2.
- unpack alsa-lib and compile. (./configure && make && make install)
- Compile alsa-oss (./configure && make && make install)

Step 3.
- Unpack alsa-driver
- ./configure --with-isapnp=no --with-sequencer=yes --with-oss=yes
- touch include/linux/workqueue.h
- make install
- run the ./snddevices script
- run alsaconf ( here this must be configure your modules.conf )
- run alsamixer ( your channels are muted by default )

Step 4.
-- Check if you have unresolved simbols with depmod -ae. If you get errors repeat step 3.

Step 5
-- run ldconfig

Step 6.
- unpack alsa-utils and compile. (./configure && make && make install)

Step 7
- reboot
- cd /etc/init.d/alsasound start
- startx
- run xmms
- If all was OK. Choice the alsa plugin.

- Enjoy!

HISTORY NOTE: THIS PROBLEM TAKE ME 4 DAYS TO RESOLVE.

If you beliave this guide was usefull please send me a email to leo.nunez@gmail.com

Cheers !

Bye!
 
  


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