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Spartecus
July 1st, 2008, 07:18 AM
ok im sure this is something easy but here is what im getting when i go to install the 1.18 drivers


Installation is in progress. Please wait...
tar: /home/stephen/XFiDrv_Linux_US-1.18.tar.bz2: Cannot open: No such file or directory
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
tar: Child returned status 2
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
cd: 498: can't cd to /opt/Creative/XFiDrv_Linux_US-1.18/drivers
/home/stephen/Desktop/XFiDrv_Linux_US-1.18/installer: 498: ./configure: not found
make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.
make: *** No rule to make target `install'. Stop.
Installation Unsuccessful
stephen@stephen-desktop:~$

Thanks if anyone can help

dadec
July 1st, 2008, 11:24 AM
Follow this guide:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=571656 (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=571656)

I've completed this guide but for some reason I can't blacklist my on board sound and it chooses that as the default even though it recognises the x-fi. Can anyone help?

edit: ossdetect -v gives:

Detected Creative SB X-Fi (EARLY BETA)
Detected Intel High Definition Audio (P35)
Detected Generic USB audio device (BETA)


ossinfo gives:

Version info: OSS 4.0 (b1016/200806162356) (0x00040003)
Platform: Linux/i686 2.6.24-16-generic #1 SMP Thu Apr 10 13:23:42 UTC 2008 (DCOMP)

Number of audio devices: 10
Number of audio engines: 14
Number of mixer devices: 2


Device objects
0: osscore0 OSS core services
1: hdaudio0 Intel HD Audio interrupts=43541 (50389)
HD Audio controller Intel HD Audio
Vendor ID 0x8086293e
Subvendor ID 0x1043829f
Codec 0: ALC883 (0x10ec0883/0x1043829f)
2: sbxfi0 Sound Blaster X-Fi (UAA) interrupts=491 (491)
PCI device 1102:0005, subdevice 1102:6007
3: ossusb0 USB audio core services


Mixer devices
0: High Definition Audio ALC883 (Mixer 0 of device object 1)
1: Sound Blaster X-Fi (UAA) (Mixer 0 of device object 2)

Audio devices
HD Audio play front /dev/oss/hdaudio0/pcm0 (device index 0)
HD Audio play rear /dev/oss/hdaudio0/pcm1 (device index 1)
HD Audio play center/LFE /dev/oss/hdaudio0/pcm2 (device index 2)
HD Audio play side /dev/oss/hdaudio0/pcm3 (device index 3)
HD Audio play pcm4 /dev/oss/hdaudio0/pcm4 (device index 4)
HD Audio play spdif-out /dev/oss/hdaudio0/spdout0 (device index 5)
HD Audio rec mix /dev/oss/hdaudio0/pcmin0 (device index 6)
HD Audio rec mix /dev/oss/hdaudio0/pcmin1 (device index 7)
Sound Blaster X-Fi (UAA) output /dev/oss/sbxfi0/pcm0 (device index 8 )
Sound Blaster X-Fi (UAA) input /dev/oss/sbxfi0/pcmin0 (device index 9)

lsmod gives:
Module Size Used by
af_packet 23812 4
ipv6 267780 14
rfcomm 41744 2
l2cap 25728 13 rfcomm
bluetooth 61156 4 rfcomm,l2cap
ossusb 56072 1
sbxfi 30320 1
hdaudio 129960 3
osscore 564400 3 ossusb,sbxfi,hdaudio
ppdev 10372 0
acpi_cpufreq 10796 3
cpufreq_stats 7104 0
cpufreq_userspace 5284 0
cpufreq_conservative 8712 0
cpufreq_powersave 2688 0
cpufreq_ondemand 9740 1
freq_table 5536 3 acpi_cpufreq,cpufreq_stats,cpufreq_ondemand
sbs 15112 0
container 5632 0
video 19856 0
output 4736 1 video
dock 11280 0
sbshc 7680 1 sbs
battery 14212 0
iptable_filter 3840 0
ip_tables 14820 1 iptable_filter
x_tables 16132 1 ip_tables
aes_i586 33536 0
dm_crypt 15364 0
dm_mod 62660 1 dm_crypt
ac 6916 0
sbp2 24072 0
parport_pc 36260 0
lp 12324 0
parport 37832 3 ppdev,parport_pc,lp
arc4 2944 2
ecb 4480 2
blkcipher 8324 1 ecb
rt61pci 25472 0
rt2x00pci 11264 1 rt61pci
atl1 36364 0
rt2x00lib 22528 2 rt61pci,rt2x00pci
mii 6400 1 atl1
nvidia 7825536 34
evdev 13056 3
rfkill 8592 1 rt2x00lib
input_polldev 5896 1 rt2x00lib
crc_itu_t 3072 1 rt2x00lib
mac80211 165652 3 rt61pci,rt2x00pci,rt2x00lib
cfg80211 15112 1 mac80211
eeprom_93cx6 3200 1 rt61pci
i2c_core 24832 1 nvidia
button 9232 0
shpchp 34452 0
intel_agp 25492 0
agpgart 34760 2 nvidia,intel_agp
pcspkr 4224 0
pci_hotplug 30880 1 shpchp
iTCO_wdt 13092 0
iTCO_vendor_support 4868 1 iTCO_wdt
ext3 136712 1
jbd 48404 1 ext3
mbcache 9600 1 ext3
sg 36880 0
sr_mod 17956 1
cdrom 37408 1 sr_mod
sd_mod 30720 3
ata_generic 8324 0
usbhid 31872 0
hid 38784 1 usbhid
ata_piix 19588 2
ohci1394 33584 0
pata_acpi 8320 0
floppy 59588 0
pata_jmicron 7040 1
ieee1394 93752 2 sbp2,ohci1394
ahci 28420 0
libata 159344 5 ata_generic,ata_piix,pata_acpi,pata_jmicron,ahci
scsi_mod 151436 5 sbp2,sg,sr_mod,sd_mod,libata
ehci_hcd 37900 0
uhci_hcd 27024 0
usbcore 146028 5 ossusb,usbhid,ehci_hcd,uhci_hcd
thermal 16796 0
processor 36872 2 acpi_cpufreq,thermal
fan 5636 0
fbcon 42912 0
tileblit 3456 1 fbcon
font 9472 1 fbcon
bitblit 6784 1 fbcon
softcursor 3072 1 bitblit
fuse 50580 3

Thanks in advance