Howdy, On Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 06:06:44PM +0000, Alan James wrote: > On Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 07:56:16AM -0800, Bill Moseley wrote: > > > Oh, ok, so that's "soundcore". But is that a problem -- will startup > > scripts expect soundcore to be a module? > > I dont think it'll be a problem. I have a module so i wouldnt really know > though. I dont think I have any audio related startup scripts, just emu10k1 > and ac97_codec in /etc/modules Next time, you might want to give modconf a try, it'll save you even having to edit the file;) > > > I got xmms to work, finally. I had added moseley to the "audio" group, but > > I didn't run "groups" to see that the system knew that fact! After > > rebooting this morning it started to work. I'd like to know why rebooting > > was needed. I had done > > > > # adduser moseley audio > > After adding yourself to a new group you need to log off and back on again so > that your session inherits the new group settings. If you didnt log off before > you would have seen no change. There was a program called (IIRC) newgrp mentioned in another thread a few days ago that would have obviated the need to logout and in again. It only affects the current shell tho, so you'll probably have to logout/in anyway. > > > > > Ok, so xmms runs but complains that libmikmod.so.2 is missing. Need to > > look into that. > > Thats in the libmikmod2 package. > > > It's using it's own OSS output driver it would seem. > > > > /usr/lib/xmms/Output/libOSS.so > > > > So, can someone explain if and why I might need something like OSS or ALSA > > installed? > > You have OSS, thats one style of kernel audo driver. ALSA is the other but > you need to patch your kernel to get those drivers. > ALSA is still officially beta, so the packages are still in a state of flux; it always seems at least a bit broken when I try them with my SBLive. -rob -- I did not vote for the Australian government.
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