just a side note. I've had this problem in the 32bit debian unstable the
echo > /proc line fixed it there as well. I also had the problem where
the sound would re-disappear every now and then as well.
On Thu, 2005-02-10 at 14:35 -0800, tony mancill wrote:
> Hi - I had this same problem with Enemy Territory, and had to google for
> quite a bit before I found something that worked for me.
> Some articles referenced loading my sound modules with the option
> "mmap_valid=1". This didn't change anything for me, but allegedly has
> worked for others. Here's an example of what to add to
> alias snd-card-0 snd-via82xx
> options snd-via82xx mmap_valid=1
> Another article recommended this, which did do the trick:
> echo "et.x86 0 0 direct" > /proc/asound/card0/pcm0p/oss
> Or if you use systune, add this line to /etc/systune.conf:
> /proc/asound/card0/pcm0p/oss:et.x86 0 0 direct
> In both cases, you'll need to change the "et.x86" to the name of the
> executable that runs quake3.
> If I can locate them, I'll follow up for the post and provide references
> for the original sources for this info.
> FWIW, ET sound worked for me without these changes for a while, and then
> went away. I believe it was due to updating ALSA packages. (It's tough
> to say when you track unstable on a daily basis.) Also FWIW, I have to
> disable the GL extensions when I run ET in 64-bit or else the textures
> flicker between solid black and the normal texture. The amazing thing is
> that the AMD64 is just about fast enough that the game remains playable,
> even doing all of the rendering in software...
> On Thu, February 10, 2005 14:22, Philippe said:
> > hello
> > i'm just installing quake3 on sid pure64.
> > i think quake3 was not able to find libGL in /emul/ so i copy it in
> > quake3 dir
> > it's work but now I have no sound
> > is there a solution pour this problem ?
> > ------- sound initialization -------
> > Could not mmap dma buffer PROT_WRITE|PROT_READ
> > trying mmap PROT_WRITE (with associated better compatibility / less
> > performance code)
> > /dev/dsp: Input/output error
> > Could not mmap /dev/dsp
- From: Philippe <email@example.com>
- Re: quake3
- From: "tony mancill" <firstname.lastname@example.org>