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Old 11-30-2003, 05:41 AM   #1
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Running aRTs with ALSA

hi members

i have Redat 9 and using ALSA because o soundcard problem 9 but in KDE arts sound sever is not working. i usually use GNOME and sound is running fine there through OSS emulation in ALSA.

KDE is giving the following messages when logging in

Sound server informational message:

Error while initializing the sound driver:

device /dev/dsp can't be opened (No such device)
The sound server will continue, using the null output

and then

Sound server informational message:

sound server suspended

if i try to run Noatun in KDE following 4 messages
appear while in Debug mode

Sound server warning message:
MCOP ObjectManager:
can't find implementation for Arts::GSLPlayObject.

Sound server warning message:
MCOP ObjectManager:
Could not load extension

Sound server warning message:

loading extension from
'/usr/lib/' failed:
file not found

Sound server warning message:

unix_connect: can't connect to server

waiting for your suggestions

badar abbas
Old 12-02-2003, 06:48 AM   #2
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Try this:

chmod a+rw /dev/dsp*

Do the same same with /dev/mix* /dev/seq* /dev/mid*
Old 12-08-2003, 10:13 AM   #3
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thanks for reply
i had alredy done that after installing ALSA
not working
problem seems to enabling ALSA support for aRTs


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