From the top... how do I get sound working in F11 ?

john wendel jwendel10 at
Wed Jul 15 06:37:07 UTC 2009

On 07/14/2009 10:02 PM, Linuxguy123 wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-07-14 at 20:31 -0700, john wendel wrote:
>> Looks like our junk is similar - Intel chip
>> I had lots of sound problems until I moved to a 2.6.30 kernel. You'll
>> note that all the sound modules have very different sizes from yours.
>> And your driver version is 1.0.18a while mine is 1.0.20.
>> I dumped pulse when I was having the sound problems, but it made no
>> difference.
>> I'd recommend a kernel upgrade.
> Exactly which kernel did you use ?   Did you build it or did you get it
> from an unstable repository ?  (a yum command here would be
> appreciated...)
> I haven't built a custom kernel since Redhat 9...
> Thanks

I built from I suspect that there are pre-built 
2.6.30 kernels in rawhide or whatever, but I'd rather roll my own. Once 
you get a working config file, it only takes a few minutes. I started 
with the fedora config file (in /boot) and removed all the things I 
don't use, saves a few megabytes.

-rwxr-xr-x. 1 root root 3033520 2009-06-16 20:32 
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 1348832 2009-07-03 18:58 vmlinuz-



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