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Re: Siemens Scenic mobile 320 sound with alsa

On Wed, Dec 19, 2001 at 10:45:14AM +0100, Michael Forstner wrote:
> According to my Laptop documentation the sound chip should be an ESS1878.
> But modprobing the module snd-card-es18xx doesn't work (can't find the
> card) - giving correct parameters doesn't work also.
> But the module snd-card-es1688 works! I can configure the mixer and can
> listen to AudioCDs. But I can't play any .wav, .mp3, .ogg, etc. files. It
> seems the device is "blocked", because I start "mpg123 song.mp3" and I hear
> nothing - then after some seconds I terminate the program by pressing ctrl-c
> and the program says "Played 0 min and 0 sec".

Maybe you are running some sound-daemon, and the mpg123 tool expects you
are using oss (no daemon).

Please check the output of:
fuser /dev/dsp
ps -axu | grep esd

That should show if you are running some sound daemon, and/or if
something has locked the soundcard.

Mark Janssen     Unix / Linux, Open-Source and Internet Consultant @ SyConOS IT
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