I tried to get my creative x-fi music to work, but I couldn’t compile the drivers.
checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
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checking for current directory... /opt/Creative/XFiDrv_Linux_US-1.18/drivers
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checking for directory with kernel source... /lib/modules/220.127.116.11-1.1-default/source
checking for directory with kernel build... /lib/modules/18.104.22.168-1.1-default/build
checking for directory with ALSA include files... /lib/modules/22.214.171.124-1.1-default/source/include
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checking for kernel version... 126.96.36.199-1.1-default
checking for GCC version... Kernel compiler: Used compiler: gcc (SUSE Linux) 4.3.1 20080507 (prerelease) [gcc-4_3-branch revision 135036]
*** NO PREDEFINED KERNEL COMPILER IS DETECTED
*** Assuming the same compiler is used with the current system compiler.
*** Please make sure that the same compiler version was used for building kernel.
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checking for directory to store kernel modules... /lib/modules/188.8.131.52-1.1-default/kernel/sound
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configure: creating ./config.status
config.status: creating Makefile.conf
make: *** [all] Fehler 2
make: *** [install] Fehler 2
kernel-source and the basic development system is installed…
I have this same problem, except in english. I’m using opensuse 10.3 and uname -r says I have kernel 184.108.40.206-0.1
I don’t know if that is the kernel I’m using. I do know 220.127.116.11-0.1 is the version of my kernel source.
intel D 830
This is a fresh install of opensuse 10.3. I just have the xwindow install with developmental package.
I would love to get this working. Thanks in advance.
In which directory are you trying to compile this? Do you have write permissions to this directory? IMHO you should be logged on as a regular user, and you should try to compile this in your home directory, in a directory such as /home/username/someapplication
Can you also confirm you have gcc43 and gcc43++ installed.
What drivers are you trying to install? alsa? oss?
And finally, the x-fi does not have good support in Linux, as noted here: Creative X-FI - poor linux support
where it basically states no linux support. … however I have read there is a beta ( ? ) OSS driver that will work with this device.
I’m now up-to-date and I tested it in my home/x-fi directory. The same errors appear. The gcc43 and gcc43++ are installed.
The output I posted is from the closed-source beta driver installation!
Where can I download the OSS driver?
Unfortunately the Creative X-Fi driver is BADLY broken.
I’ve been able to get it to compile vs 11.0 but unfortunately there are several issues - which ALL are due to the fact that the drivers are dismally coded. Getting them to compile on any newer distribution require changes in the C code itself, changing the module startup properties and some other fixes.
I’ll see if I can package them as an RPM (I’m pretty new at this RPM packaging thing so give me some time ) and put them up somewhere. No promises however.
Well, I’m glad to announce that the Creative drivers are now officially the worst in history. I have never, in my entire time of using computer, seen drivers that crash my machine so hard as these. Congratulations Creative, you brainless monkeys.
Not only do they crash, they literally shut the whole system down. modprobe the drivers and the entire system goes black and power cuts.
Suggestion: let’s wait until ALSA guys get their driver out.
Well… I belive that Creative is heading downwards from here… They will go down, licking microsoft butt…:rolleyes:
I have a Creative X-fi pro, but i will base my choice of purchase by operatingsystem from now on… Check that it got support for linux…
That’s the reason my X-fi is unplugged. I removed Windows and had no choice but to remove my beloved X-fi as well. Could not get the drivers to work properly. Any audio that was produced was bad quality. Also, could not configure it with Alsa OR Yast2-Sound. My internal soundcard worked fine at first boot.
I might just sell the darn sound card. X-Fi anyone?