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Old 08-05-2005, 12:23 AM   #1
shashir
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Microphone and sound server problems!


Everything was working beautifully in my old Linux kernel (2.4 something) (despite its lack of two important drivers that I needed). I compiled the latest 2.6.12.1 and my sound system is screwed up. Despite having esound on, I can't play more than one piece of sound at the same time ( I really don't think esound is really even on). Then I went into audacity and it says that my sound device is not recognized.
Then I closed esound, logged in as root, and ran audacity.... everything went finely.

Can someone please help me?

Thanks,
Shashir
 
Old 08-05-2005, 06:33 AM   #2
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Works fine as root but not as user? It's a permissions problem. Make sure you're a member of the audio group and all should be well. Use groups to find out what groups your user account is a member of:
Code:
james[~]$ groups
users disk floppy audio video cdrom
If you don't see audio in the results, use usermod to fix:
Code:
james[~]$su -c 'usermod -g users -G additional,groups,here username
-g denotes primary group. For normal users, this should be users. -G denotes additional groups. List each group you want the user to be in, seperated by commas and without spaces. Of course, username is the username of the account you're modifying.

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