[email@example.com: Bug#114274: libarts-alsa: will not drive alsa]
Who all is having problems with the libarts-alsa package?
Ivan E. Moore II
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Justification: renders package unusable
I am marking this grave because libarts will drive OSS. Therefore, this package
is rendered almost completely useless.
Now for the bug.
I have alsa installed and working. I verified this with the alsa player for alsa.
When I set the sound server to use alsa, it complains that /dev/dsp is not able
to be opened, which is the OSS device. I tries to tell it the device of each of
the files in /dev/snd, but those also don't load.
Sound server infomational message:
Error while initializing the sound driver:
device: /dev/dsp can't be opened (Sound protocol is not compatible)
The sound server will continue, using the null output device.
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Debian Release: testing/unstable
Kernel: Linux braindead 2.4.9 #1 Sun Sep 30 04:42:23 CDT 2001 i686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C
Versions of packages libarts-alsa depends on:
ii libasound1 0.5.10-2.1 Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
ii libaudiofile0 0.2.2-2 The Audiofile Library
ii libc6 2.2.4-3 GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii libstdc++2.10-glibc2.2 1:2.95.4-0.010902 The GNU stdc++ library
ii xlibs 4.1.0-6pre7v3 X Window System client libraries
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