Re: No sound when playing games
On Sun, 2004-05-02 at 13:13, Jonathan Melhuish wrote:
> It may possibly be that another program already has the soundcard open.
I just tried shutting down all other programs, including alsa one time,
but no luck...
> Can you play sound in other applications that directly access the
> soundcard? Eg. XMMS with the "OSS driver" output plugin selected?
> If not, it may be that you're using ALSA. This will keep the soundcard
> open all the time so that multiple programs can play sound (through
> ALSA) at the same time. Try starting xmms by typing "artsdsp xmms" on a
> command line.
> If this works, try starting your game in the same way.
This didn't work...
> The "artsdsp" program will emulate direct access to the soundcard.
Maybe the artsdsp program has problems as well?
> I'm not sure how much impact it has on performance; if it's a problem, you
> could always shut down the ALSA sound server instead.
I have also tried shutting down the ALSA sound server without
Anyway, thanks for trying to help!
Lars Tobias Borsting