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Old 05-06-2011, 02:05 PM   #1
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RHEL 6. Where's the soundcard device files?

anyone installed RHEL 6? Help me please.

i've just installed RHEL 6 with twm.
i want to use mplayer but it can't open/initialize audio device. On the redhat homepage they said soundcard is auto-config'ed.
i have 2 soundcards here but

i compiled mplayer from source but it's the same.

mplayer -ao help RET
Available audio output drivers:
        oss     OSS/ioctl audio output
        alsa    ALSA-0.9.x-1.x audio output
        pulse   PulseAudio audio output
        mpegpes DVB audio output
        v4l2    V4L2 MPEG Audio Decoder output
Old 05-06-2011, 02:45 PM   #2
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CentOS provides
, so i think there must be the same or something like
in RHEL. Did you check for?

RedHat also provides a brief documentation, and as a commercial distro there should be RedHat support for you.

Last edited by mesiol; 05-06-2011 at 02:47 PM.
Old 05-07-2011, 11:02 PM   #3
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i can't see it.
i think they removed it since RHEL6.


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