Need help installing ASUS audio drivers

john wendel jwendel10 at comcast.net
Sat Jul 10 17:15:31 UTC 2010


On 07/09/2010 02:51 PM, jack craig wrote:
>
>
> On 07/09/2010 02:31 PM, Alan Nicoll wrote:
>> uname -a
>> Linux NN.FRONT 2.6.33.5-124.fc13.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Jun 11 09:38:12 UTC
>> 2010 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
>>
>> My M4A78L-M came with linux audio drivers on the CD but I get many
>> errors trying to compile them and I don't know which of these are
>> killers and which are spurious.  The disk comes with an install.sh
>> that I'm trying to run but it always ends in this:
>>
>> cp snd-page-alloc.o snd-pcm.o snd-timer.o snd.o /lib/modules/0.0.0/misc
>> cp: cannot stat `snd-page-alloc.o': No such file or directory
>> cp: cannot stat `snd-pcm.o': No such file or directory
>> cp: cannot stat `snd-timer.o': No such file or directory
>> cp: cannot stat `snd.o': No such file or directory
>> make[1]: *** [_modinst__] Error 1
>> make[1]: Leaving directory
>> `/home/nck/audiodrvrs/alsa-driver-1.0.18rc3/acore'
>> make: *** [install-modules] Error 1
>> Alsa driver compiling failed!
>>
>> Nick
> are you sure alsa isnt a deprecated audio subsystem?
> PulseAudio has been working for me since fc11 (on fc12 now).
>
> just wondering, ...
>

Alsa certainly isn't deprecated, it provides the audio drivers that 
pulseaudio needs to work. Pulseaudio is just another software layer 
between you and alsa. No alsa = no pulseaudio.

Regards,

John



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