[ubuntu-uk] technical question

norman norman at littletank.org
Thu May 24 17:07:41 BST 2007

> The problem is it won't let you remove snd-hda-intel because it's
> being used by other stuff. There is a command to remove it and remove
> other stuff with it as well.
> The only problem is getting all the stuff it pulled out back again (of
> course rebooting will put everything back luckily).
> So type the following (and cross your fingers):
> sudo -i
> modprobe -r snd-hda-intel
> modprobe snd-hda-intel probe_mask=8 model=auto
> modprobe snd
> exit
> (the exit gets you out of the root terminal)
> Tell me what happens.

This sounds awfully risky. After all, I can solve my difficulty by
running normally using 2.6.20, batch the scanning that I need to do and
use 2.6.17. The way Ubuntu is it takes only a very short time to press
the button and wait for a reboot.


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