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Old 10-17-2003, 05:25 AM   #1
Riichard
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Installing sound card


'm trying to get my sound card to work.
Its a midiman audiophile 2496
Ive installed the drivers from the freshrpms site but still get no sound.
When I try to run volume control I get
Unable to open audio device '/dev/mixer'.
Please check that you have permissions to open '/dev/mixer'
and that you have sound support in your kernel.
Any ideas?
 
Old 10-17-2003, 05:54 AM   #2
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If you are logged in as your user account and not root, then you probably dont have permission to use that device. You may try doing adduser user-name audio to see if that works.
 
Old 10-17-2003, 10:40 AM   #3
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I get exactly the same error if I'm logged on as root
 
  


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