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Old 08-03-2004, 11:21 AM   #1
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Question No sound (/dev/dsp) in new X session

My sound work OK on my Mandrake v10 desktop but, when I start a new KDesktop (a second X session), I got an error message telling me that the device /dev/dsp is unavailable (no right...). Then, the sound doesn't work in that session but is always working in the first one...


What do I need to have my sound working in all my sessions?!?

Thanks for any help!
Old 08-03-2004, 11:58 AM   #2
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what group is /dev/dsp and /dev/mixer in??

I have mine in the "sys" group..........and have no
problem getting sound in any "new xsession"
Old 08-03-2004, 07:19 PM   #3
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If I understand well your question, I can tell you that audio is the group actually defined and with no rights on those "directory":


The owner is me and I have all rights on you want me to replace audio group by the sys group? Why?!? Do I need to add right also?!?



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