Problem loading linux drivers for audio on motherboard

Stephen Gallagher sgallagh at
Thu Jul 8 17:46:31 UTC 2010

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On 07/08/2010 01:15 PM, Alan Nicoll wrote:
> I have determined my sound problem (no S/PDIF output) is due to not
> having the right drivers loaded.  The file that comes with
> the motherboard will not run; this code fails:
> #Check if user have installed the kernel source
> echo "Second, please make sure you have installed the kernel source."
> if [ -L /lib/modules/$KERNEL_VER/source -a -L
> /lib/modules/$KERNEL_VER/build ]
>   then echo "It's OK."
> else echo "You haven't installed the kernel source." && exit 1
> fi
> This fails because the links to 'source' and 'build' in
> /lib/modules/ are broken:
>      This link cannot be used, because its target
> "../../../usr/src/kernels/" doesn't exist.
> So now I'm a little lost as to what I need to do next.  My searches for
> info have returned some instructions for how to build a 'hello world'
> smple kernel module but I'm more interested in figuring out what
> module(s) are missing and how to install them.
> Nick

yum install kernel-devel

Then try again

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