NV binary drivers (still is Help PLZ)

Damien Elmes resolve at repose.cx
Sat Sep 1 12:55:08 EST 2001

Felix Karpfen <felixk at webone.com.au> writes:

> Peter Enseleit wrote:
> > >Any X people out there know what's going on?  I'll do it again and post
> > >the logs if anyone cares enough..
> > >
> > 
> > Try checking modules.conf. When i installed the NVidia drivers for RH 7.1 
> > the rpm added the line
> > alias char-major-195 NVdriver to the end of my last entry, not on a new 
> > line, so the last entry was read by the kernel incorrectly.
> This looks like a good point at which to break into the thread -
> although my problem is with sound and not with video.
> It is a very minor problem.  Everything works, but my `messages' log is
> littered with complaints about IRQ conflicts and non-found modules.  An
> extract is attached.

those are the alsa "meta-modules" which you can either

a) point at a valid sound card device


b) turn off, ie in /etc/modules.conf (/etc/modutils/alsa in debian)

alias sound-slot-0 off


Damien Elmes
resolve at repose.cx

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