[ubuntu-uk] technical question

Andy stude.list at googlemail.com
Wed May 23 20:04:51 BST 2007

On 23/05/07, norman <norman at littletank.org> wrote:
> Why sudo su - I thought that sudo by itself was root.
The su puts you in a super user shell.
You can execute that command first and then execute a several commands
without the need to prefix the others with sudo.

I think sudo is more advisable for some reason though.

> I did what I
> thought was right and got this:-
> norman at gruber:~$ sudo rmmod snd-hda-intel
> Password:
> ERROR: Module snd_hda_intel is in use

That would be a problem
There's probably a better way of doing this but could you type:
lsmod | grep -i 'snd-hda-intel'

should be able to see what is using it.
Modprobe doesn't seem to want to let it be unloaded for some reason.


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