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Re: sound not working for tux racer

On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 10:35:31AM -0400, Scott Henson wrote:
> Jim Ricken <Jsac346@vfemail.net> writes:
> > Hi
> > I am running debian sarge on my mac and for some reason ,the sound
> > will not work when I play tux racer.
> > What is wrong?
> > My sound works on my computer otherwise.
> Are you perhaps running esd or artsd?  If I am not mistaken tux racer
> tries accessing the sound device directly, so if anything else is
> running on it, then you won't be able to have sound in tux racer.  You
> could try pkill on esd or artsd, but be warned this will kill sound
> for your desktop environment and many applications configured to use
> those two.  

Or, for esd at least, you can do this:

  $ esdctl off
  $ tuxracer

  [have fun]
  $ esdctl on

Matijs van Zuijlen

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