building kernel for ac97 sound card

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Mon Oct 26 12:28:48 UTC 2020

If you see an entry for your sound card in the output of lsmod, it means 
that your kernel successfully loaded the module for your sound card.
So what you suggest to do does not make sens at all.
Regards, Willem

On Mon, 26 Oct 2020, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> I found /usr/src/linux/.config which if I have this right is where make
> menuconfig stores your choices as they're made.  So erasing that file gets
> you a clean start when necessary.  Reading through lsmod output I find
> several sound card elements on lines in that output.  What I'm going to
> try next time is to enable each element starting at the end of each of
> those lines and going to the beginning of those lines.  Sound card
> elements are either in first position in lines or later positions and the
> later positioned elements use the earlier positioned elements.  This is a
> strictly proper order problem open the doors in the proper order and you
> get to the treasure room.
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