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Old 09-21-2004, 07:08 PM   #1
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Distribution: Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 Sid, OpenBSD 3.5
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/dev/dsp and mixer are no gos...

Artsd works fine with KDE 3.3, kernel 2.6.7, and alsa. But any program that tries to use /dev/dsp (a symlink to /dev/dsp0), or any program that tries to use /dev/mixer (a symlink to /dev/mixer0). Both permission bits are 666, and I'm part of the audio group too. Any other things I need to do?
Old 10-17-2004, 09:56 PM   #2
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try this as root:

#cat /dev/urandom >> /dev/dsp0

also, try installing alsa-oss


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