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Re: Sound in g4

On Tuesday 07 June 2005 15:01, Mike S wrote:
> I thank you martin, that cracked it, atleast for now, haven't restarted
> the computer yet, but I did modprobe snd-powermac, and that loaded all
> the snd modules, and then I changes the group id of /dev/dsp so that my
> user's group had permission to it, and long story short three logout's
> later kde finally uttered sound on startup and did not give me the
> /dev/dsp not found or /dev/dsp (permission Denied) errors.  looks like
> there's a lot of subtle little differences in debian and ubuntu, as it
> looks like I am going to have to change o lot of group id's just so I
> can access them without being root.


There's a point to these group-ids.

The correct way to allow yourself to write to /dev/dsp is to add yourself to 
the audio group, as a secondary group, *not* chmod the device.

This applies to any other devices which are owned by 'special' groups.


> Thanks again,
> --Mike S

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