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Re: [gNewSense-users] gNewSense: New kernel update, after installation d

From: Bruno Miguel
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] gNewSense: New kernel update, after installation disables Intel sound card.
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 20:53:19 +0100

Daniel, read this thread:
There, all that you need is explained.

On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 8:48 PM, Daniel Ogbuagu <address@hidden> wrote:
> I saw ("met") the gNewSense OS (Deltah) for the first time on the day of its
> release, May 1, and promptly downloaded it, after the advertised features
> satisfied my quest.
> I must say, it's a fantastic piece of work. Congratulations!
> However, my Toshiba Satellite laptop (Intel Centrino, Core-Duo, 1026MB DDR2,
> 17"-screen) has a problem with the kernel update: the laptop has an Intel
> sound system somewhere in it's belly.
> Everything worked well, until the offending "kernel update" showed up one
> day, and I innocently clicked on it's heralding pop up. On rebooting, later,
> my sound system was completely disabled. Every effort I made to restore it
> failed; I had to backup a lot of stuff on several DVDs and then re-install
> the system afresh, and the sound came back.
> Days after I restored all my work (back), while avoiding that "update"
> (which continued nagging that I install it), I made a mistake as I installed
> some real updates that came along and it slipped into my system.
> Now, my sister's work (she's writing primers - which include quite a lot of
> musical notation - for school children) will have to wait. We planned to
> publish the children's books on my website with certain special effects that
> I've been working on, which required my sound card to work well at this
> design and development stage. (By the way, we felt that this product might
> interest parents and school teachers: maybe it could help draw children's
> attention off pornography sites).
> Please, does anyone have an answer to this sound card / kernel-update
> problem, in such a way that I don't have to clear my hard disk and
> re-install it again?
> Thanks.
> Daniel Ogbuagu.
> Lagos,Nigeria.
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