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Old 10-31-2004, 04:54 AM   #1
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installing alsa 1.0.6a ... weird error

hi i have a creative audigy ls, a card that has only been recently supported by alsa ( 1.0.6a)
when trying to install alsa drivers i run the ./configure which seems to be ok
when typing "make' afterwards it said "command not found"

linux:/home/steven/alsa-driver-1.0.6a # ./configure
checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output... a.out
checking whether the C compiler works... yes
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for suffix of executables...
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking for gcc option to accept ANSI C... none needed
checking for ranlib... ranlib
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking for egrep... grep -E
checking for ANSI C header files... yes
checking for an ANSI C-conforming const... yes
checking for inline... inline
checking whether time.h and sys/time.h may both be included... yes
checking whether gcc needs -traditional... no
checking for current directory... /home/steven/alsa-driver-1.0.6a
checking cross compile...
checking for directory with kernel source... /lib/modules/2.6.4-52-default/build
checking for kernel version... 2.6.4-52-default
checking for GCC version... Kernel compiler: Used compiler: gcc (GCC) 3.3.3 (SuSE Linux)

*** Assuming the same compiler is used with the current system compiler.

*** Please make sure that the same compiler version was used for building kernel.

checking for built-in ALSA... "no"
checking for existing ALSA module... "yes"
checking for Red Hat kernel... "auto"
checking for Red Hat kernel... "no"
checking for SUSE kernel... "auto"
checking for SUSE kernel... "yes"
checking to modify of kernel linux/kmod.h... "no"
checking for kernel linux/compiler.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/pm.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/spinlock.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/irq.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/threads.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/rwsem.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/gameport.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/devfs_fs_kernel.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/highmem.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/workqueue.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/dma-mapping.h... "yes"
checking for kernel asm/hw_irq.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/device.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/jiffies.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/compat.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/adb.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/cuda.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/pmu.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/moduleparam.h... "yes"
checking for kernel linux/syscalls.h... "yes"
checking for kernel module symbol versions... "yes"
checking for PCI support in kernel... "yes"
checking for I2C driver in kernel... module
checking for SGI/MIPS (HAL2) architecture... "no"
checking for directory to store kernel modules... /lib/modules/2.6.4-52-default/kernel/sound
checking for verbose printk... on
checking for debug level... none
checking for ISA support in kernel... "yes"
checking for processor type... i586
checking for i386 machine type... default
checking for SMP... "no"
checking for Video device support in kernel... "yes"
checking for ISA PnP driver in kernel... yes
checking for PnP driver in kernel... yes
checking for Kernel ISA-PnP support... "yes"
checking for strlcpy... "yes"
checking for snprintf... "yes"
checking for scnprintf... "yes"
checking for sscanf... "yes"
checking for vmalloc_to_page... "yes"
checking for old kmod... "no"
checking for PDE... "yes"
checking for pci_set_consistent_dma_mask... "yes"
checking for tty->count is the atomic type... "no"
checking for video_get_drvdata... "yes"
checking for new remap_page_range... "yes"
checking for kcalloc... "no"
checking for saved_config_space in pci_dev... "no"
checking for driver version... 1.0.6a
checking for sequencer support... yes
checking for OSS/Free emulation... yes
checking for RTC callback support in kernel... "yes"
checking for USB support... "yes"
checking for kernel PCMCIA
checking for PCMCIA support... "yes"
checking for PC9800 support in kernel... "no"
checking for which soundcards to compile driver for... all
configure: creating ./config.status
config.status: creating version
config.status: creating Makefile.conf
config.status: creating snddevices
config.status: creating utils/alsa-driver.spec
config.status: creating utils/buildrpm
config.status: creating toplevel.config
config.status: creating utils/alsasound
config.status: creating utils/alsasound.posix
config.status: creating include/config.h
config.status: creating include/config1.h
config.status: creating include/version.h
config.status: include/version.h is unchanged
config.status: creating include/autoconf-extra.h
Hacking autoconf.h...
linux:/home/steven/alsa-driver-1.0.6a # make
bash: make: command not found
i really don't get it .... do you ??
Old 10-31-2004, 05:31 AM   #2
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Umm, you need to install make.

Old 10-31-2004, 05:32 AM   #3
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Via YAST install a C compiler - gcc, for instance.
Old 10-31-2004, 06:19 AM   #4
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hahaha masterc you were right , didn't have make installed

i got the drivers installed now
yet i have a problem
i have 2 sound cards , one onboard and my audigy ls
i disabled the onboard card in bios
and when linux had started up i did "modprobe snd-audigyls"
the module gets loaded, no errors ... i plugged my rear speakers and center speaker (5.1) into my audigyls and my front speakers into the onboard card
so after the "modprobe snd-audigyls" i hear crackling sounds come out of my rear and center speakers ... so i guess that's a sign my audigyls is recognised (before install of alsa, the sounds came from the onboard card)
yet, when trying to play a sound, i hear nothing

because i don't know the command line to open a mixer from terminal, i changed from fluxbox to kde and went to volume control
now, when i used to use the onboard card, i could simply change volume by sliding some buttons
yet , now the window and its tabs were there, but they were empty .........
(mixer is KAmix)

does anyone know another mixer (that comes with asla eg.) which i can open from terminal ?

is anyone familiar with this problem ???
i guess my card isn't configured correctly yet

Last edited by steefje; 10-31-2004 at 06:24 AM.
Old 10-31-2004, 07:53 AM   #5
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alsamixergui or alsamixer but I believe they come with the tools or utils, so you'll need them too



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