Re: No sound in some programs after installing ALSA
> From: Paul Puschmann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>I did a fresh install of sarge snapshot from 20050225 with boot line "linux26".
>>>Then I installed alsa-base and alsa-utils.
>>>Now, there is sound in totem player, but xmms, alsaplayer and "play" all report errors.
>>>I tried OSS/ALSA/eSound plugins in XMMS and they all report an error.
>>>alsaplayer also tries OSS and ALSA and both fail.
>>>"play" fails to open the OSS driver.
>>>Any clues ?
>>>HW is on board VIA 8235 with realtek ALC650 codec.
>>Perhaps your totem binds /dev/dsp directly and blocks it for the other
>>programs. Did you start your alasd and are the right modules loaded?
> What is alasd ?
> I guess the right modules are loaded, how else could totem play any sound ?
> As I said, all I did was to install alsa-base , alsa-utils (and alsaplayer).
> Is that not the right way ? What is it then ?
It is a typo. I wanted to write alsad (the alsa daemon).
Sometimes in KDE the artsd (arts daemon) in required to start and be
configured. In gnome this should be esd (enlightenment sound daemon).
Have a nice weekend,