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Old 12-02-2003, 12:46 PM   #1
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/dev directory

Is there any way for me to figure out which files in the /dev directory are being used.

The question comes from me trying to play audio with mplayer.

When I run the command:
"mplayer -vo xv -ao alsa9 filname.avi" everything runs fine but I wanted to know which devices mplayer was using to output the video and audio

I tried going thru the dsp0-4, audio, and such and adding them to the audio output command like:
"mplayer -vo xv -ao alsa9:/dev/dsp filename" but nothing seemed to actually play audio.

It would be nice to have a one to one relation ship of the /dev directory, like when I look at fstab and see "/dev/hda3 /mnt/windows etc"
Old 12-02-2003, 01:10 PM   #2
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try fuser /dev/whatever
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lsof | grep \/dev

Old 12-02-2003, 04:18 PM   #4
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Thanks for the tips... looks like those will help alot.


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