Re: Sometimes sound problem >> SOLVED
--- Nuhn Yobiznez <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> My problem seems to be that when I ran dselect
> week on my testing (home) box last week from testing
> (please, no flames. I admit that I know what i have
> done and that I play in dangerous waters), after a
> reboot I lost SOME sound.
> By that I mean that most applications (xmms,
> pan, xgalaga, q3demo, etc.) where I enjoyed sound
> before, now either hang on sound initialization
> q3demo, xmms) or report "/dev/dsp device or resource
> I know that my 2.4.2 kernel is configured
> ra kernel: es1371: version v0.27 time 21:26:58 Mar
> ra kernel: es1371: found chip, vendor id 0x1274
> id 0x1371 revision 0x07
> ra kernel: es1371: found es1371 rev 7 at io 0x7000
> ra kernel: es1371: features: joystick 0x0
> ra kernel: ac97_codec: AC97 Audio codec, id:
> 0x8384:0x7608 (SigmaTel STAC9708)
> and that I have sound in some games like armagetron
> and xtuxracer (which i BELIEVE use libsdl for sound
> access) but not in other applications.
> A listing of devices is as follows:
> ra:/dev# l audio
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root audio 11 Mar 8
> 01:18 audio -> /dev/audio0
> ra:/dev# l dsp
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root audio 9 Mar 8
> 01:18 dsp -> /dev/dsp0
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root audio 12 Mar 8
> 01:25 snd -> /proc/es1371
> ra:/dev# l dsp0
> crw-rw-rw- 1 root audio 14, 3 Mar 8
> 01:18 dsp0
> ra:/dev# l audio0
> crw-rw---- 1 root audio 14, 4 Mar 8
> 01:18 audio0
> es1371 is built directly into the kernel as per
> the default make as is soundcore.
> I have tried to track this down for a week now
> have had no progress from pouring over the FM in all
> sound related areas. In following the list I see
> this is not a problem others have run into either.
> The only other "fallout" from this testing
> is that the "home" and "end" keys no longer seem to
> work as expected (they produce a tilde ~ character
> now) in a Eterm or in the console (I HAVE seen alot
> console updating in the last week) but I expect that
> it is a work in progress and will be fixed soon.
> That I can live with but the absence of xmms I
> cannot endure too much longer. Please help!!!
> Any assistance will be GREATLY appreciated and
> rewarded (in the way of FTP access to my library as
> well as my never ending esteem!)!!!
> Thank you for your time.
> Regards- Tim Stetson Whiskey Sour Nuhn O.
> Licq # 14373626
> Why?.........Why not?..............Why not try?
> The rule of an inquisitive mind.
I'm embarrassed. After rebooting so i could
re-read ALL the msgs of startup I noticed the yiff
sound server being initialized. After killing (terming
actually) that I have sound in all the regular places.
Sorry to inconvenience the list w/ "noise".
Regards- Tim Stetson Whiskey Sour Nuhn O. Yobiznez
Licq # 14373626
Why?.........Why not?..............Why not try?
The rule of an inquisitive mind.
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