Re: alsa sound stopped working after upgrade?
i am aware of the permission trap, and no, sound does not work as root
there must be something else wrong.
On Wed, Sep 04, 2002 at 01:19:23AM -0400, C. Schanck wrote:
> On Tuesday 03 September 2002 11:04 pm, Martin A. Hansen wrote:
> > hi there
> > i upgraded my kernel from 2.4.17 to 2.4.19.
> > i used to have alsa working, but now it dont anymore.
> > i compile my own alsa package with make-kpkg.
> > the speakers click when i start alsa. alsamixer seems to be working, but i
> > can get no soundprograms to make any sound. mpg123, alsaplayer, xmms, aplay
> > ... they all hang.
> > i did run /usr/src/modules/alsa-driver/snddevices
> > and i did remove isapnp.h from /usr/include/linux as suggested on
> > alsa-project.org before compiling.
> > what do i do?
> > martin
> My number one thing that goes wrong when I muck with my kernel is my
> permissions getting screwed up for my sound devices. Simple test: does XMMS
> work when you run it as root? Login as root and try it. If it does, then it
> is a perms problem. The fix is to go to /dev/* and chmod everything in group
> audio, or anything that seems even remotely sound related (mixer*, dsp* etc.)
> to be world rwx.
> This happens to me repeatedly.