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Re: sound not working for tux racer

On Tue, 2004-08-17 at 10:35 -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.  

You could also set the environment variable SDL_AUDIODRIVER instead to
have SDL use esd or artsd instead.

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
Libre software enthusiast    |   http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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