No sound after upgrade
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Nov 21 15:20:59 PST 2009
cliffhanger at gardener.com wrote:
> I probably asked for this, but I went ahead anyway and the outcome
> has been ok apart from this sound problem.
> I upgraded the kernel headers(to 2.6.18) on an old 6.1 system,
> installed glibc 2.3.6(was 2.3.4), upgraded gcc and binutils and ran
> all the lfs tests. Also upgraded to kernel 2.6.29(drivers needed) -
> everything was fine. I was able to run wireless and other newbies,
> but I've no sound. Straight away I upgraded to the latest alsa
> software as in blfs, but no luck.
Upgrading glibc at all, let alone two revisions, is a very dangerous
thing to do. I can update almost anything else, but I don't even try to
update glibc in place. When I do that, I start from the beginning and
I think you were lucky to get wireless to run.
About the only thing I can recommend is that you rebuild LFS from the
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