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Old 01-03-2003, 10:24 PM   #1
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install new sound card driver

I am very new to linux system. Can any expert teach me how to install a new sound card driver. Please explain in more detail because I am naive.
By the way, I am using red het 8.0 with GNOME


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generally, in Linux drivers are either compiled into
the kernel or as modules. for both methods you'll
need the Linux-kernel sources.

please check this page


P.S.: Before downloading the kernel source (or installing
the RPM :}) and going through building your own kernel
check whether the card is supported at all by googling Linux-sites
Old 01-04-2003, 10:15 PM   #3
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What sound card is it?
Chances are that redhat 8 already has a driver, all you need to do is load it.
Old 01-05-2003, 01:37 AM   #4
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I have aureal sound card.

in the read me file, it told me to go to copy file "driver-directory", and use commend "su" and "make". where is the driver-directory???



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