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Old 04-09-2005, 09:30 PM   #1
rohmanovich
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sound problem


After installing video drivers. My sound broke and I get this error:
//****************************
// Error Message start
//*****************************
Sound Server information message:

Error while initializing the sound driver:

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

The sound server will continue, using the null output device.

//****************************
// Error Message end
//*****************************

I ched dsp and it's located in the dev folder.

Thanks for your help.
 
Old 04-10-2005, 09:26 AM   #2
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i had the same problem when i installed sound drivers from nvidia, did u install the driver as one of the default or frmo a company(such as nvidia)

what you can try doing is control panel, >> sound multimedia >> sound system

try the diffrent sond servers
 
Old 04-10-2005, 11:53 AM   #3
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I am using mandrake and there is no sound setting except under KDE. I got there and change things around but it still will not function. ALso, my connection is broken everytime I start my computer. This also happened after nvidia drivers. Thanks
 
Old 04-10-2005, 11:55 AM   #4
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Hello,
You may use ALSA instead of OSS sound drivers. You can find an explanation in the following link.

http://linuxhelp.blogspot.com/2004/1...ipset-isa.html

This link is for sound cards with Aztec chipset. But the steps are the same for other chipsets I guess.

Hope this helps
 
  


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