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Old 03-17-2003, 05:55 PM   #16
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Originally posted by loran
ok, removing the "#" didn't work.

symlink? How do I check that?
ls -l /dev/dsp
Old 03-17-2003, 08:40 PM   #17
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ok, I got the lilo thing straightened out.
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Try to change the permissions on /dev/dsp and /dev/mixer. Do the following:

chmod 755 /dev/dsp
chmod 755 /dev/mixer


I am getting the same error message about the sound driver:

device /dev/dsp can't be opened (No such device)

I issued the chmod 755 dsp* as mentioned in this thread and the file permissions were changed within this session. But, when i logout and login, the file permissions are set back to the original settings (crw------- for all dsp and mixer files). I guess because of these file permissions, I end up seeing the same error message about the sound driver. Is there any way to change the file permissions permanently?

Thanks in advance for any help.



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