[PlanetCCRMA] Migrating to Edge: Expectations & Anticipations?

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Tue Apr 5 13:48:01 2005

On Sat, 2005-04-02 at 22:00, Jason Balicki wrote:
> Gregory McCourt <> wrote:
> > Hello. I'd like to install the Edge kernel. I expect I'll need to
> > re-install the nVidia driver, but please do correct me if I'm wrong.
> > Is there anything else I should expect? Is there anything I should
> > anticipate? Are there apps that run on the Core kernel that have
> > problems with Edge?    
> I just installed PlanetCCRMA again earlier this week, and when
> I did I used the edge kernel right away (I did get the low-strength
> formula as well) and everything worked fine.  At first.
> Inexplicably tonight my system decided that it couldn't load
> the modules for either of my soundcards (on board and sb live)
> even though earlier today they were fine.

Was this the first reboot after the install?
What were the symptoms?

> My first indication that something was wrong was that a
> CD wouldn't play.  I tried to load alsamixer (I thought
> the CD volume was down) and I got "no alsa enums" (not
> exact, I'm no longer in that kernel, more later.)  Anyway,
> dmesg says:
> snd_emu10k1: Unknown parameter `'
> snd_cmipci: Unknown parameter `'

Sounds like something is wrong in whatever you have in
/etc/modprobe.conf, could you post the contents?

-- Fernando