On Wed, 13 Feb 2002, Jeroen Pulles wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> Just some loosely connected thoughts:
> (1) Have you tried, as root:
> insmod dmasound
> to install the sound driver module into the kernel.
> It wasn't installed by default in the system I installed last week. (Or do a
dmasound is installed (listed as unused).
> (2) Is the user you're running in the 'audio' group?
That seemed to be the problem. I added myself to the 'audio' group and I
can play mp3's now. I had to re-learn how to add myself to that group.
Took a few tries with 'man' to figure it out.
> (3) If you did install OSS: Try and find libao.so. (a) is it on your system,
> by default it will be in /usr/local/lib IIRC, (b) is /usr/local/lib in your
What does OSS give you? I'm a little fuzzy about all of the different
audio stuff out there - OSS, ALSA, etc. Is there a good web page for all
of this stuff out there?
Paul F. Pearson (firstname.lastname@example.org) http://home.hiwaay.net/~ppearson/
"Lord heal our land. Father heal our land. Hear our cry and turn our nation
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