On Fri, 2008-10-31 at 11:16 +0000, Gerard Cunningham wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-10-31 at 10:42 +0000, Gerard Cunningham wrote:
> > On Fri, 2008-10-31 at 10:21 +0000, Gavin McCullagh wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > On Fri, 31 Oct 2008, Gerard Cunningham wrote:
> > >
> > > > On Fri, 2008-10-31 at 08:08 +0000, John Allen wrote:
> > >
> > > > > The upgrade did not install linux-ubuntu-modules, therefore no sound device.
> > > > >
> > > > > Make sure the correct linux-ubuntu-modules for you installed kernel is
> > > > > installed.
> > > >
> > > > OK. Now how do I do that?
> > > >
> > > > I'm an end user beginner, I'm afraid you're going to have to spell out
> > > > the command for me (literally)
> > >
> > > If you're a beginner, you're probably better off using Synaptic, under
> > > System->Administration. The commands are great, but you'll get more
> > > mileage initially from synaptic.
> > >
> > > I'd suggest searching for a package called linux-ubuntu-modules. There
> > > will be several search matches, you want (I think) the -2.6.27-XX-generic
> > > one. If it's already installed, the problem may lie elsewhere.
> > Synaptic shows that linux-ubuntu-modules-2.26.24-21-386 is installed.
> > There is no linux-ubuntu-modules.2.6.27* available to install in
> > Synaptic.
> > sudo apt-get install linux-ubuntu-modules returns the message "E:
> > Couldn't find package linux-ubuntu-modules
> > Any further suggestions?
>> A google brought me to irclogs.ubuntu.com/2008/10/05/%23ubuntu-devel.txt
> where someone mentions in passing that there is no
> linux-ubuntu-modules.2.6.27* as it has been integrated into linux-image
>> Installing linux-image-2.6.27-7-generic through synaptic seems to have
> done the trick. I don't get the "ta-dunk" drumbeat at the username
> prompt during logon, but once I'm logged on, I get the welcoming ta-dah
>> A visit to a radndom youtube site lso showed sound working.
>> The same thing seems to have happeed on a laptop, will try the same
> solution. Itmay be coincidence, or evidence of a bug, but the problems
> happened on the boxes I upgraded from Hardy. tis is eing written on a
> laptop with a clean install, where I've had no problems.
Final post on this topic.
Sound works fine on the laptop where I upgraded, so the problem was
specific to my desktop for whatever reason. Thanks to all who helped.
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