[PlanetCCRMA] available: kernel on the edge

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Thu Apr 22 13:50:04 2004

New versions of the Planet CCRMA kernels and ALSA drivers are available
in the PlanetEdge repository (I'll do an official release tomorrow).
They include 2.4.26 and the RedHat 9 2.4.20-30 kernel. Both have all
latest security updates and come with the usual goodies. 

Kernels are available for now for RedHat 9 and Fedora Core 1. 

The ALSA drivers are based on cvs, post 1.0.4.

To install the new RedHat 9 kernel and drivers add this line
temporarily(*) to your /etc/apt/sources.list (all in one line):

rpm http:///ccrma.stanford.edu/planetccrma/apt redhat/9/en/i386

Or for Fedora Core 1:

rpm http:///ccrma.stanford.edu/planetccrma/apt fedora/1/i386

Then do a "apt-get update" and then:
  apt-get install planetccrma-core
or for the redhat kernel:
  apt-get install planetccrma-core-redhat

or for the multiprocessor kernels:
  apt-get install planetccrma-core-smp
  apt-get install planetccrma-core-redhat-smp

When starting the new ALSA drivers you may get error messages when the
mixer configuration is restored if (for your card) the names or numbers
of the different mixer controls have changed. If that happens use
alsamixer (or envy24control or the hdsp utilities) to reset your mixer
to the desired state and do a "/usr/sbin/alsactl store" to store the new

I have the 2.4.26 kernel running here at CCRMA with no problems (that I
know off :-)

-- Fernando

(*)the Planet Edge repository is bleeding edge stuff so it would be wise
to keep it disabled (commented out) in your sources.list unless you know
you want to get something from it.