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Re: Need help with sound in 3.1

fre, 2003-02-07 kl. 17:06 skrev cwhmlist@bellsouth.net:
> Hello everyone,
> I am having some sound problems with kde 3.1.  When I try to play some mp3's using xmms, xmms complains that it couldn't open the audio.  Also, when I try to play movies (dvd or divx) using mplayer, I also get no sound.  However kaboodle will play the same divx movies find with sound.
> Would someone please let me know what I need to change in kde to allow these programs to have sound.

The driver for your soundcard is single-open, and can therefore only be used by one program at a time.
Either tell xmms and mplayer to use arts for sound output, start them via artsdsp or install a better

AFAIK, all Alsa-drivers do mixing in the kernel.

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