Re: New Member Intro, Installation Help
On Sun, 22 Aug 2004, Veli-Pekka Tatila wrote:
> Andor Demarteau wrote:
> > on my systems it points to /dev/dsp0
> Ok will check thatt. Umm how exactly? I tried:
> file /dev/dsp and
> ls -la /dev/dsp*
> but neither of them showed me the target of the link as far as I can tell.
> THere are no arrows "->" at least.
> A silly newbie question, how do I show where a symbolic link is pointing? I
> read ls --help and ln --help with no luck so far.
your ls -al shoudl show it.
You will se lrwxrwxrwx at the start of the line and /dev/dsp -> /dev/dsp0
at the end of it.
> > dunno, I don't know Redhat tools too well.
> There was some nice one called soundconfig or something. I think I'll go
> ahead and try it.
> > I think apt-cahce is even better, never knew it existed :)
> Well, Mario just told me on this list the other day, I wouldn't have known
:) read that post too.
> > aumix works fine, but ALSA has it's on mixer-tools.
> apt-get install aumix
> went fine
> However, issuing aumix simply says:
> aumix: error opening mixer
ack, this means that there's no soundcard active.
> Nice, it doesn't even tell me which mixer it tried. That's about as
> informative as the message "database changed", that you get in MySQL,
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