sound problems

Jeff ubuntu at
Mon Nov 6 01:18:10 UTC 2006

Still trying to install the sound card on this system.  I am closer than
ever, having gotten my pesky "apt-get" problems worked out (finally).  

Can someone look through this readout and tell me what I'm missing.  My
guess is... it has to be something EASY.


user at Dell-XPSR400:/usr/src/alsa/alsa-driver-1.0.9rc4a$ sudo ./configure
--with-cards=cs4610 --with-sequences=yes;make;make install
checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output... a.out
checking whether the C compiler works... yes
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for suffix of executables...
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking for gcc option to accept ANSI C... none needed
checking for ranlib... ranlib
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking for egrep... grep -E
checking for ANSI C header files... yes
checking for an ANSI C-conforming const... yes
checking for inline... inline
checking whether time.h and sys/time.h may both be included... yes
checking whether gcc needs -traditional... no
checking for current directory... /usr/src/alsa/alsa-driver-1.0.9rc4a
checking cross compile...
checking for directory with kernel source... /usr/src/linux
checking for directory with kernel build...
checking for kernel version... The
file /usr/src/linux/include/linux/version.h does not exist.
Please, install the package with full kernel sources for your
or use --with-kernel=dir option to specify another directory with kernel
sources (default is /usr/src/linux).
make all-deps
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/alsa/alsa-driver-1.0.9rc4a'
make[1]: Nothing to be done for `all-deps'.
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/alsa/alsa-driver-1.0.9rc4a'

Please, run the configure script as first...

rm -f /snd*.*o /persist.o /isapnp.o
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/alsa/alsa-driver-1.0.9rc4a/acore'
Makefile:6: /usr/src/alsa/alsa-driver-1.0.9rc4a/Makefile.conf: No such
file or directory
make[1]: *** No rule to make target
`/usr/src/alsa/alsa-driver-1.0.9rc4a/Makefile.conf'.  Stop.
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/alsa/alsa-driver-1.0.9rc4a/acore'
make: *** [install-modules] Error 1

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