As a first step, I'd look into ALSA based solutions before I'd get a> Has anyone tried to setup soundcard AC97 (integrated on motherboard),
> chipset Realtek ALC650 on Linux Debian 3.0 (WOODY)? There is ALSA-based
> driver available at Realtek's website ([url]http://www.realtek.com.tw/[/url]), but it
> seems not to work properly on Debian. When I run 'configure' script it says
> that version.h cannot be found, and then to specify another location for
> kernel source. I googled Internet for solutions, but found nothing.
vendor specific source. It doesn't seem too unlikely that the realtek
driver is just an old version of the kernel or alsa driver, not improving
Then, for alsa or a kernel-based driver to install, you'd to install the
kernel sources first (thus, that is why it is asking for a missing version.h).