[PlanetCCRMA] Reloading

Joseph Zitt jzitt@josephzitt.com
Tue Aug 27 22:10:01 2002

Ah, OK! I had naively misremembered some of this, and thought that
'apt-get dist-upgrade' would automatically upgrade the kernel. Having
followed these steps, the alsa-based sound is working fine!

If you'd like a guinea pig on whom to test USB-MIDI support for Planet
CCRMA, I'd be eager to help. I suspect that I'll stumble across and
inadvertently identify most of the more egregious ways that directions
can be misunderstood :-)

On Tue, 27 Aug 2002 18:05:58 -0700
Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano <nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU> wrote:

> Wow, sorry you had so much trouble with 7.3...
> > However, I now have one quandary: I'm using an external USB audio
> > interface, and the module for it did not pop into existence when I
> > did the install (nor did I expect that it would). From what I
> > understand, I would have to reconfigure and rebuild the kernel to
> > create it. Is there some way to do this through apt-get, or do I
> > have to do the configure-and-make dance as before?
> Rebuilding should not be necessary (that is the point of the
> planet ccrma rpms). If you had the modules working before they
> should be there now (provided that all rpms have been
> reinstalled). Which kernel are you booting into? Do a "uname
> -r" to find that out. It has to be the planetccrma kernel,
> which has an associated alsa driver package. Any other kernel
> will definitely not see the alsa drivers.
> Check to see if you have the current kernel installed:
>   rpm -q -a |grep kernel-up
> This should show at least one matching line, if it is the
> latest it should be something like:
>   kernel-up-2.4.19-1.ll
> Check that you have a matching alsa-drivers rpm:
>   rpm -q alsa-driver-2.4.19-1.ll
> (or substitute whatever kernel-up version you got from the
> previous query)
> If you have both installed and you are not booting into that
> kernel edit /boot/grub/grub.conf and make the 2.4.19 kernel
> the default. The line that says "default=" should point to the
> numeric zero based order of the planetccrma kernel - that
> should be normally "default=0". Reboot into that kernel. The
> alsa drivers should be there.
> If you don't have them installed then you can use apt-get to
> install them, follow the instructions in the planetccrma page.

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