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Old 07-16-2008, 07:26 PM   #1
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"dpkg -i oss-linux-4.0-1016_i386.deb" fails

# dpkg -i oss-linux-4.0-1016_i386.deb=
(Reading database ... 184848 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace oss-linux 4.0-1016 (using oss-linux-4.0-1016_i386.deb) ...
sh: /usr/lib/oss/scripts/ No such file or directory
dpkg: warning - old pre-removal script returned error exit status 127
dpkg - trying script from the new package instead ...
sh: /usr/lib/oss/scripts/ No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing oss-linux-4.0-1016_i386.deb (--install):
 subprocess new pre-removal script returned error exit status 127
Building OSS Modules for Linux-unknown
/var/lib/dpkg/info/oss-linux.postinst: line 3: cd: /usr/lib/oss/build: No such file or directory
sh: No such file or directory
Starting Open Sound System
cat: /usr/lib/oss/version.dat: No such file or directory
/usr/lib/oss/etc/devices.list: No such file or directory
No /usr/lib/oss/etc/installed_drivers - cannot continue
Processing triggers for menu ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
# cat /proc/cpuinfo=
processor	: 0
vendor_id	: GenuineIntel
cpu family	: 15
model		: 1
model name	: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 1.60GHz
stepping	: 2
cpu MHz		: 1594.829
cache size	: 256 KB
fdiv_bug	: no
hlt_bug		: no
f00f_bug	: no
coma_bug	: no
fpu		: yes
fpu_exception	: yes
cpuid level	: 2
wp		: yes
flags		: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm up pebs bts
bogomips	: 3193.63
clflush size	: 64
# cat /proc/meminfo=
MemTotal:      1036224 kB
MemFree:        608928 kB
Buffers:         21232 kB
Cached:         228564 kB
SwapCached:          0 kB
Active:         250332 kB
Inactive:       149024 kB
HighTotal:      130816 kB
HighFree:          252 kB
LowTotal:       905408 kB
LowFree:        608676 kB
SwapTotal:     2715640 kB
SwapFree:      2715640 kB
Dirty:              36 kB
Writeback:           0 kB
AnonPages:      149576 kB
Mapped:          55052 kB
Slab:            18508 kB
SReclaimable:    11400 kB
SUnreclaim:       7108 kB
PageTables:       1720 kB
NFS_Unstable:        0 kB
Bounce:              0 kB
CommitLimit:   3233752 kB
Committed_AS:   330736 kB
VmallocTotal:   114680 kB
VmallocUsed:     85548 kB
VmallocChunk:    28212 kB
# cat /proc/version=
Linux version (root@bezdomny) (gcc version 4.3.1 (Debian 4.3.1-2) ) #1 SMP Fri Jul 4 19:52:20 PDT 2008
# lspci=
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82845 845 (Brookdale) Chipset AGP Bridge (rev 04)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge (rev 05)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801BA ISA Bridge (LPC) (rev 05)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801BA IDE U100 (rev 05)
00:1f.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801BA/BAM USB (Hub #1) (rev 05)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801BA/BAM SMBus (rev 05)
00:1f.4 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801BA/BAM USB (Hub #2) (rev 05)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV11 [GeForce2 MX/MX 400] (rev b2)
02:09.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82557/8/9 [Ethernet Pro 100] (rev 08)
02:0a.0 Communication controller: Conexant HCF 56k Data/Fax Modem (rev 08)
02:0b.0 Multimedia audio controller: Creative Labs Ectiva EV1938
# lsusb=
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 10f5:0210 Turtle Beach 
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 03f0:2405 Hewlett-Packard ScanJet 4070 Photosmart
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 046d:08b3 Logitech, Inc. QuickCam Zoom
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Please advise as I would like to get OSS to support my new USB external audio device (Bus 002 Device 003 above) and then be able to voice chat in Skype. Thanks!

Best regards from North-Central California USA,

Old 07-17-2008, 12:11 PM   #2
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according to a post in the 4front forums there's an issue with 1016 and they all got this working using 1015..

There is a link in one of the forum posts to the older version..
Old 07-17-2008, 11:03 PM   #3
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Thanks, farslayer. Got it resolved.

best regards,



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