Please guide me in alsa installation?
mark.uzumati at virgin.net
Fri Aug 9 07:28:17 PDT 2002
On 2002.08.09 14:00 Seng Huat Yeoh wrote:
> I went through alsa's installation in the BLFS book. However, XMMS
> still unable to detect my soundcard. I'm using an MSI KT333-Ultra
> mobo with VT8233a southbridge.
Unable to detect ? Whats the message ?
> 1) Before installation, I've checked that my kernel has,
> <M> Sound card support
> <M> OSS sound modules
You don't need the second, probably doesnt matter but it might
> 2) I proceed to install the driver with:
> ./configure \
> --with-moddir=/lib/modules/2.4.19/kernel/drivers/sound/ \
> --with-kernel=/usr/src/linux-2.4.19 \
> --with-sequencer=yes --with-oss=yes \
> --with-cards=via8233 &&
Leave out the --with-moddir, you shouldn't need it and i'm not sure its
> make &&
> make install
> 3) Modified /etc/modules.conf and substituted <soundcard> with
> via8233. I skipped the /etc/rc.d/init.d/alsa and
> /etc/sysconfig/alsa scripts altogether and ignored creating symlinks
> in rc.#.d directories.
> 4) Ran ./snddevices
Static /dev or are you using devfs ?
> 5) Installing alsa-lib and alsa-utils. Did not install alsa-oss-lib
> and also-tools because I couldn't run ./configure in both of their
> source directories.
> 6) Configure alsa by making symlinks
> /dev/sndstat->/proc/asound/sndstat. Finally chmod-ed device
> I basically followed the alsa installation in blfs. Am I missing
> something? If there's anything helpful I've yet to provide, let me
> know. I know I'm missing alot of things.
Alsa setup is always funky.
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