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Old 01-05-2005, 09:05 PM   #1
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/proc/asound/card0/pcm0p/oss: Permission denied

Hello all. I have been searching for an answer for a couple of days concerning sound/ gaming problems.

I'm trying to run Teamspeak and quake3 at the same time. Now I had to enter the following line on my other distros:

$ sudo echo "quake3.x86 0 0 direct" > /proc/asound/card0/pcm0p/oss this used to fix the problem. Now I am running Ubuntu, based on Debian and now I don't have permission? I have run it using sudo command and I still get:

bash: /proc/asound/card0/pcm0p/oss: Permission denied

Any Ideas or suggestion?
I'm stumped, I have gone through post after post and found nothing concerning this.
Please help!!!
Old 01-07-2005, 12:13 AM   #2
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No one?

I was hoping to find a fix for this?

Is there a difference between using sudo and actually being logged in as root? Maybe that could be the problem?
Old 01-24-2005, 05:17 PM   #3
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im using debian 3, and the redirection works fine using sudo

i just got a prob with it crashing when i start the game

perhaps try double checking that the files are in fact there, cos i had a prob once where they were gone, i fixed that by reinstalling ALSA

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Old 01-24-2005, 08:15 PM   #4
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are you a member of the "audio" group?
Old 08-23-2007, 06:41 AM   #5
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Make sure root has write permission to that file..

I've got another problem, though: i've got no /proc/asound/card0/pcm0p/oss file to write to! Should i create it?


EDIT: I just found out i can't create it..!

Last edited by simopal6; 08-23-2007 at 06:46 AM.


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