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I use a Compaq Presario which came with an ESS sound chip, but I would like to use SB Vibra 128 instead. The problem is I cannot disable the ESS chip because there aren't any jumpers. Also, it's not possible to disable from BIOS menu. Is there any way to make my new sound card work under Linux? It seems as if both sound cards want to use the same resources. I am using Slackware version 7.0. —Chumpon Thamwiwat, email@example.com
Having no way to change settings of the ESS sound chip, maybe you can change the settings on the Vibra hardware. The driver configuration parameters may be of help also; many times, the driver indicates to the hardware which IRQ and address the device should use. If you do not load the driver for the ESS, then the ESS won't be activated, therefore you could load the driver for the Vibra, assuming there is no conflict of hardware settings and each board has its own drivers. —Felipe E. Barousse, firstname.lastname@example.org
I used to run SuSE Linux on a meek Gateway laptop with no problem; xhfs installed with it. Now I have a heated ASL Labs laptop and a tweaked version of Red Hat 6.1, and no hfs utilities or xhfs! I searched the Web and found hfs utilities, but not XHFS. Freshmeat and RPM had never heard of it. Also, I need help making my brand-new Ethernet cable connect my Power Mac 7600 and my laptop. I see the plugs, but have no clue what to do next. I have installed NetaTalk. —Hal, email@example.com
The hfs utilities package containing XHFS can be found at http://www.mars.org/home/rob/proj/hfs/. As for your Ethernet cable, you'll have to start with getting TCP/IP running. Configure your Mac and your laptop to be on a common subnet. Use 192.168.100.0 netmask 255.255.255.0, for example. —Marc Merlin, firstname.lastname@example.org
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