Studio rt kernel install woes

Cory K. coryisatm at
Thu Oct 16 02:03:19 BST 2008

suemac at wrote:
> Gustin,
> I meant to copy the list as well...must be the flu I'm
> trying to shake.
> I have changed the subject back to something like my original.
> This laptop came from Dell with Ubuntu installed. I guess I
> was expecting too much of the rt install to figure out that if
> I had all the on-board hardware working in the generic kernel
> that I'd want the same stuff in the rt kernel. Silly me.
> So, what I think I'm hearing is that each kernel has
> different file system? i.e. the /lib/firmware directory that
> the generic kernel sees is not (or possibly not) the same
> one the rt kernel sees?
> I suppose I should ensure that I have the latest nvidia and
> not use the ones that came installed with the generic
> kernel? Then again, looking at the nvidia site, it makes it
> appear like "where eagles dare" does one determine
> that, as specified by nvidia: "the linux-headers package matching the
> installed Linux
> kernel is installed"
> In my case for the rt kernel?
> As for the network card, I need to have more time to look at
> what is really working when I boot the rt kernel. That means
> determining what commands will give me info and how to
> interpret the resulting info...
> I can see it's going to be a long time before I get to
> actually do audio...
> Speaking of audio, once I get the Tascam working, I have
> Presonus Firepod (FP10) is it likely to be as long a road as
> the Tascam?
> Thanks for the help.
> mac

I'm sorry but as long as you're trying Hardy *sudo apt-get install
linux-rt* is all you need. It will give you everything -generic has.

-Cory K.

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