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Old 09-12-2009, 12:16 AM   #1
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Sound Driver Problem

I have a VIA sound driver on my P5KPL-CM Asus motherboard.I have its linux drivers. But whenever I get errors. Kindly help me out. I would be really thankful.
This is the error message I get:

"find /lib/modules/ -name 'snd*.*o' | xargs rm -f
find /lib/modules/ -name 'ac97_bus.*o' | xargs rm -f
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/advocatus/LinuxDrivers/VIA_Audio/via-linux-audiopackV1.5.1/alsa-driver-1.0.14/acore'
mkdir -p /lib/modules/
cp snd-page-alloc.ko snd-pcm.ko snd-rtctimer.ko snd-timer.ko snd.ko /lib/modules/
cp: cannot stat `snd-page-alloc.ko': No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat `snd-pcm.ko': No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat `snd-rtctimer.ko': No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat `snd-timer.ko': No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat `snd.ko': No such file or directory
make[1]: *** [modules_install] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/advocatus/LinuxDrivers/VIA_Audio/via-linux-audiopackV1.5.1/alsa-driver-1.0.14/acore'
make: *** [install-modules] Error 1
Creating mixer?...done.
Creating sequencer...done.
Creating midi0?...done.
Creating dsp?...done.
Creating audio?...done.
Creating sndstat...done.
Creating music...done.
Creating dmmidi?...done.
Creating dmfm?...done.
Creating amixer?...done.
Creating adsp?...done.
Creating amidi?...done.
Creating admmidi?...done.
rm: cannot remove `/dev/snd': Is a directory
Creating snd/control?...done.
Creating snd/seq...done.
Creating snd/timer...done.
Creating snd/hw??...done.
Creating snd/midi??...done.
Creating snd/pcm??p...done.
Creating snd/pcm??c...done.
Creating aload?...done.
Creating aloadSEQ...done.
FATAL: Module snd_hda_intel not found."

I m new to linux. Please tell me what I should do.

Old 09-12-2009, 06:54 PM   #2
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Location: München, Germany
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Try writing this into a command line:

sudo modprobe snd_hda_intel
and enter your password. This should load the module for supporting Intel HD Audio. If it tells you it can't find this module, you'd probably want to configure and compile a new kernel to enable the support:



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