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Re: Trouble with sound

Wouter Eerdekens <retuow@xs4all.be> writes:

> when I do
> $ ls /dev/dsp
> I get
> crw-rw----    1 root     audio     14,    3 Jul  5  2000 /dev/dsp
> but when I want to play a Quiktime movie (shit happens...) with 
> gxamin, I get the following error:
> Can't Open /dev/dsp device
> How should I set the permissions on /dev/dsp then?

Your settings are perfectly fine, especially if you're a member of
> I am a member of the following groups:
> users, disk and audio
> (The soundcard I have installed is a SoundBlaster 128PCI, module es1370.o)

I used to use that one, too :-).

It looks again like an esd problem. gxanim may try to open /dev/dsp
directly while esd already opened it? If so, you might want to try
`esddsp gxanim`. Here esddsp tries to reroute /dev/dsp read/writes to

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