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other prob, sound and mandrake

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Feb 2, 2002
ok i have sound card aureal from vortex and now i using mandrake 9.0

i think the sound card don't have module..i check in hardware list
it said "module:bad,http:sound..."

ok i assume it need module from that website.. d/l and try to follow the readme...

but when i type "make install"
it gave me thousands error, i don't know how to solve this thing..and i don't know anything about kernel and rebuild kernal

i post "lsmod" if needed
Module Size Used by Not tainted
lp 6720 0 (unused)
parport_pc 21672 1
parport 23936 1 [lp parport_pc]
sd_mod 11788 0 (autoclean)
sr_mod 15096 0 (autoclean) (unused)
ide-cd 28712 0 (autoclean)
cdrom 26848 0 (autoclean) [sr_mod ide-cd]
floppy 49340 0 (autoclean)
nfsd 66576 0 (autoclean)
lockd 46480 0 (autoclean) [nfsd]
sunrpc 60188 0 (autoclean) [nfsd lockd]
af_packet 13000 1 (autoclean)
8139too 14472 1 (autoclean)
mii 1152 0 (autoclean) [8139too]
supermount 14340 2 (autoclean)
usb-storage 51952 0
scsi_mod 90372 3 [sd_mod sr_mod usb-storage]
usb-ohci 18216 0 (unused)
usbcore 58304 1 [usb-storage usb-ohci]
rtc 6560 0 (autoclean)
ext3 74004 2
jbd 38452 2 [ext3]

so..anybody know how to solve this prob..(specific will be great since i am noob)
I got mine working by downloading the CVS driver using cvs -z3 -d:pserver:[email protected]:/cvsroot/aureal co aureal at the command line, cd to the aureal directory and assume root status. Make sure the device is unloaded or this won't work.

I then did a make install-all and all compiled well. After that I did a modprobe soundcore (you may need to do a modprobe au88xx depending on which card you have, where xx is 10,20 or 30). After that I did an insmod -f au88xx and had working sound.

This was all on a RedHat 8.0 install but both have the same problem with that particular card. It was also necessary for me to add the lines:

modprobe soundcore
insmod -f au8830

to my rc.local file so that it was initialized at every boot.

Hopefully this will work for you but if not, visit the forums at the Sourceforge Aureal Project here. There's a ton of information available for Vortex cards and all the latest Linux distros.