Thanks for the information. The problenm with the sound
is being tracked i just have all the information collcted on the
laptop at home so i dont currently have the info.
There are at least five different solutions all of which work for
I have exhaused all options except for for the kernel.
I installed the kernel package for the upcomming release
which is 2.6.24 - that fixed the sound but obviously broke everything
Theres a post on the ubuntu forums that walks you through rolling your
own 2.6.23 vanilla kernel so hopefull i can do that without breaking
Again the link for that is at home.
Has anyone rolled their own kernel for Ubuntu? I know for example that
this breaks the Nvidia drivers.
On Wed, 02 Jan 2008 10:56:20 +0000, Nick Murtagh <nickm at go2.ie> wrote:
>ollie at eillo.org wrote:
>> I just switched to Ubuntu 7.10 on my Dell Vostro 1500. Everything works
> fine except for
>> the sound. Im currently on a 2.6.22 kernel. I understand that getting
> the 2.6.23 or
>> 2.6.24 kernel will fix my sound issues. Will Ubuntu eventually upgrade
> to these kernels
>> or will they stick with one for 7.10.?
>>>> If they do update the kernel is there anywhere i can check the see when
> it might happen
>> or would I be better off to just go and build my own?
>> Have you looked at this bug:
>>https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.22/+bug/136412>> It's for a Vostro 1700 but it might work - it suggests installing the
> linux-backports-modules-generic package.
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