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X86 Or Amd64/em64t On Hp Xw9300 Workstation Does Not Install Audio Driver; Description; Scope; Resolution - HP xw3400 User Manual

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The Red Hat 'setup' script from a command line:
The Red Hat graphical network configuration tool:
iii. Select "New" and set the Device Type to "Ethernet connection."
iv. Set the Ethernet Card to "CK891 Ethernet Controller(eth0)."
vi. Select "DNS" tab and set the proper value for your network.
vii. Select "Host" tab and set proper values for you network.
viii. Select "Devices" tab and then "activate" button.
Manually edit each of the necessary network file in the /etc/hierarchy.
x86 or AMD64/EM64T on HP xw9300 Workstation Does Not Install
Audio Driver


RHEL 3 Update 4 does not properly recognize the audio solution provided by the NVIDIA nForce
Professional 2200 chipset in the HP xw9300 Workstation and will not load the proper driver. Audio,
therefore, is not functional.


Audio will not function on any HP xw9300 Workstation configuration using Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 Update 4 WS.


This issue has been resolved in RHEL3U5. If you are using RHEL3U4, then the following resolution still
The NVIDIA proprietary closed source audio driver which is available from NVIDIA's website will
enable audio on the xw9300.
To obtain the NVIDIA proprietary closed source driver:
1. Go to NVIDIA's Web site at
2. Click the Download Drivers link on the banner at the top of that page.
3. Click the Linux and FreeBSD Drivers link.
4. Select the appropriate version of the nForce driver for the version of RHEL you are running.
5. Follow the steps provided by NVIDIA to download, install, and configure the driver package.
NOTE: Version 0292 of the NVIDIA nForce Linux audio driver has a bug whereby audio will play,
but you cannot control the volume setting for playback of .wav files. NVIDIA is aware of this defect.
Hopefully the next version of this driver posted at the NVIDIA Web site will fix this issue.
i. From the shell command line, execute the command:
modprobe forcedeth
ii. Edit the file /etc/modules.conf and add the following line at the end of
the file: alias eth0 forcedeth
i. Select the Red Hat symbol in the desktop control panel.
ii. Select "System Settings" and then "Network."
v. Edit the network setup as needed.


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