[gobolinux-users] acpi and sound card problems

valerio arnaboldi valerio.arnaboldi at libero.it
Thu Nov 23 14:27:04 UTC 2006


I'm a Linux newbie and i have just installed Gobolinux on my laptop.
I have troubles with acpi installation and soundcard initialization.
In the KDE control center i founded that acpi is not completely 
installed and I have to rebuild the kernel after having enabled AC 
Adaptor and Control Method Battery, but I don't know how to do this.
I have already tried to compile the kernel with a different 
distribution, but here I can't find /usr/src/'kernel name' and I don't 
really know what to do!
The second problem I've met is sound card initialization: every time I 
start KDE the system prompt out a message like: "Error while 
initializing sound driver: device: default can't be opened for playback 
(No such device)". I have a sis integrated sound card and I've also 
tried to install oss. When I install oss it sais that the driver already 
exists and then the sound card works, but when I reboot the system the 
message pops out again and the card doesn't work!
Help me please!

Have a nice day : )


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