Re: no /dev/dsp
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On Fri, 1 Oct 1999, Lance Hoffmeyer wrote:
> I keep getting an error that there is no /dev/dsp whenever I exit from
> Xwindows. This error is associated with Esound. I also get the error
> when trying to start ViaVoice. I have a Sound Blaster PNP16.
Is it configured properly? If you don't know, i'd guess no. Check the
archives for a wealth of information on SB16 PnP cards.
> What is dsp?
The basic sound-playing device. Whenever a prog wants to play a sound, it
converts it into the proper format and writes the data to /dev/dsp.
> Is there a way I can get the device /dsp on my system.
# cd /dev
# ./MAKEDEV audio
I don't recall, this may or may not work if your kernel doesn't support
sound at all...
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