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Re: Sound missing - help needed II

On Tue, Feb 11, 2003 at 11:44:49AM -0600, Kent West wrote:
> Ing. Vladimir M. Kerka wrote:
> >On Tue, 2003-02-11 at 11:00, Rob Weir wrote:
> > 
> >
> >>[Please don't top quote!  It makes your message harder to read, 
> >>especially in
> >>long threads.]
> >>
> >>On Mon, Feb 10, 2003 at 09:23:13PM +0100, Ing. Vladimir M. Kerka wrote:
> >>   
> >>
> >>>Thanks Rob and Kent for their advices. I tried them all, results:
> >>>- mpg321 can play files on the from the command line (KDE is shut down
> >>>and no sound daemon is running), from fwm, and from KDE
> >>>- xmms can play files from KDE, but in fvwm is screwed.
> >>>     
> >>>
> My guess: when in KDE, the artsd sound daemon is running, and xmms is 
> configured to use the artsd output plugin. When running from fvwm, artsd 
> is not running, but xmms is still configured to use the artsd output 
> plugin. I suspect you'll need to reconfigure the output plugin in xmms 
> whenever you change wms (or write a script to do it).

That's a good point, but mpg321 can play sound from both the console and
within KDE.  Does mpg321 automatically select an output plugin based on
who's taken /dev/dsp?  According to ldd, it doesn't link to anything

Rob Weir <rweir@ertius.org>				http://ertius.org/

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