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Re: New packages, /dev/dsp

Adam C Powell IV <hazelsct@mit.edu> writes:

S> Greetings,
> I've built new packages for audiofile 0.1.7-2 (didn't see 0.1.5 in the
> listing until too late :-), esound 0.2.10-0.19990424, glib 1.2.4-1 and
> gtk+ 1.2.4-2 (required gdk/gdk.c be compiled -O instead of -O2), and am
> working toward enlightenment... (aren't we all? :-)  Haven't checked on
> whether they actually work yet, but when I do they'll go up on a web
> server.

My sound hasn't been working for a while (I have a rev4 board).  It
worked with the old 2.0.x kernels - I'll have to investigate further -
> In the meantime, esd and its tools do nothing because there is no
> /dev/dsp.  How do I make one?  This is for the 2.2.10 image package,
> haven't built my own yet.

# cd /dev
# ./MAKEDEV audio

When I start building images with boot-floppies, I'll make sure I
include them.

> It's curious: /proc/sound has the NetWindre WaveArtist driver
> (compiled in), and SoftOSS listed under Synth devices, but nothing
> listed under Audio devices...

I don't know.  I wouldn't be surprised if the WaveArtist driver wasn't
100% complete wrt. updating /proc/sound.


 - Jim

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