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Compiling sound.

Posted on 1997-11-15
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I have just changed from kernel 2.0.30 to 2.0.31 and have som problem geting my soundcard to work.
When I compiled my old kernel I choose cs4232, but I can't find it when I do a make config or make menuconfig.
But I have a file named cs4232.c in my /usr/src/linux/drivers/sound/ Can someone tell me what to do??
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by:Belar
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Let me check if i still have 2.0.31. Yes!

Enhanced Real Time Clock Support (CONFIG_RTC) [N/y/?]
*
* Sound
*
Sound card support (CONFIG_SOUND) [N/y/m/?] y
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/vanilla-linux-2.0.31/drivers/sound'
gcc -I/usr/src/vanilla-linux-2.0.31/include -o configure configure.c
*********************************************************
* Readme.cards (this directory) contains some card      *
* specific instructions.                                *
* See http://www.4front-tech.com/ossfree for most up    *
* to date info.                                         *
*                                                       *
* DON'T USE PROGRAMS FROM SND_UTIL PACKAGE EARLIER THAN *
* snd-util-3.5 WITH THIS SOUND DRIVER VERSION.          *
*********************************************************
make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/vanilla-linux-2.0.31/drivers/sound'
Compiling Sound Driver v 3.5.5-beta1 for Linux
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/vanilla-linux-2.0.31/drivers/sound'

Configuring Sound Support

Old configuration exists in `/etc/soundconf'. Use it [Y/n/?] n
ProAudioSpectrum 16 support [N/y/?]
Sound Blaster (SB, SBPro, SB16, clones) support [N/y/?]
Generic OPL2/OPL3 FM synthesizer support [N/y/?]
Gravis Ultrasound support [N/y/?]
MPU-401 support (NOT for SB16) [N/y/?]
6850 UART Midi support [N/y/?]
PSS (ECHO-ADI2111) support [N/y/?]
Microsoft Sound System support [N/y/?]
Ensoniq SoundScape support [N/y/?]
MediaTrix AudioTrix Pro support [N/y/?]
Support for MAD16 and/or Mozart based cards [N/y/?]
Support for Crystal CS4232 based (PnP) cards [N/y/?] y
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

It seems to be in 2.0.31. Did you patch or got a new tar.gz?

Regards

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by:n94magho
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I get a new one when I made a ftp upgrade from RedHat 4.2 to RedHat 4.9. At frst It seems to exist. But I get some errors during the compiling so a did a make mrproper before I made a make config, and this time it did'nt exist.
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Belar earned 50 total points
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Do you get any sound configuration option at all when you do make config?
Did you run make config as root? If you don't it won't make the configure sound program.
Do you have a /usr/src/linux/drivers/sound/configure executable?
Remove it if it is there, it might be corrupted and make will built another one.
If it still doesn't ask you for sound. Try to run configure from the /usr/src/linux/drivers/sound directly. Cd there and run ./configure.
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by:n94magho
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Thanks. I'll try to remove    the config file in /usr/src/linux/drivers/sound/

and try again..
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