[alsa-devel] ALSA with Ubuntu 8.04

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Thu Jun 26 14:34:49 CEST 2008

At Thu, 26 Jun 2008 11:47:13 +1200,
Eliot Blennerhassett wrote:
> This just an FYI
> In Ubuntu 8.04, ubuntu has packaged alsa-drivers including some out of 
> tree drivers in a separate package: linux-ubuntu-modules-$kernelver
> This gets installed in /lib/modules/$kernelver/ubuntu/sound
> The only things installed in /lib/modules/$kernelver/sound are 
> soundcore.ko and ac97_bus.ko
> However, when you do a default "make install" from alsa-driver source, 
> the modules get installed in /lib/modules/$kernelver/kernel/sound
> So, now there are 2 copies of the drivers in different places.
> I have taken to removing (moving away to say /root) 
> /lib/modules/$kernelver/ubuntu/sound to avoid any confusion and some odd 
> module versioning problems that I was having.

FYI, the installation path can be specified via --with-moddir
configure option, too.


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