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Old 08-01-2006, 07:24 AM   #1
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Problem with kernel compilation

I compiled kernel.But after rebooting i got a error message and i dont remember what exactly it is but its related to audio.But it asked me to check dmesg after installation.I checked the dmesg but there is no such error.But sound is not working.please let me know if you want more details.

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Old 08-01-2006, 08:44 AM   #2
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if you're already sure that you compiled the proper drivers and something's still missing, then perhaps you just forgot to refresh your initrd. let's say that the filename of your initrd file in /boot is /boot/initrd.gz, then you'll enter
mkinitrd -o /boot/initrd.gz
remember to always do this procedure everytime you compile new modules.

BTW: if you're not using an initrd before then this is not the cause of your problem. perhaps you're missing or not using the right drivers.

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