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Re: mpg321

On Tue, 12 Feb 2002, Wilhelm *Rafial* Fitzpatrick wrote:

> At 8:41 PM -0600 2/12/02, Paul F. Pearson wrote:
> >I'm on a PowerMac 7500 w/G3 card. When I try to play a sound with mpg321,
> >I get the following message:
> >   "Error opening libao oss driver. (Is device in use?)"
> >
> >What might be using the device? I do have the esound demon installed (for
> >some reason, I'm thinking I need that for something). I don't use a
> >desktop environment - I log in, then do 'startx' which brings up twm. I
> >can play CD's fine with 'xplaycd.'
> Well, if you do have esd running, it will open the audio device.
> However you can make mpg321 talk though it by running it this way:
> mpg321 -o esd myfile.mp3

Turns out that I *don't* have esd running; I thought that I did, since I
have libesd0 installed. I did a 'fuser /dev/dsp' as suggested by someone
else, and nothing was output (meaning nothing is using /dev/dsp?).

Does this indicate a configuration problem?

Paul F. Pearson (ppearson@hiwaay.net)     http://home.hiwaay.net/~ppearson/
"Lord heal our land. Father heal our land. Hear our cry and turn our nation
back to You" - Heal Our Land, _Magnify The Lord_ (Integrity Music)

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