Re: Switching from OSS to Alsa
On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 21:12:29 -0500, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> Tong wrote:
>> On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 19:36:14 -0500, Tong wrote:
>>>Thank you very much, Andreas. Yes, that's all it takes to replace OSS with
>> I tested with "play a.wav", but all else seem to need more twisting:
>> $ ogg123 b.ogg
>> Audio Device: OSS audio driver output
>> Error: Cannot open device oss.
>> xmms -- no card found.
>> mplayer -- Could not open/initialize audio device -> no sound.
>> So, any system wide setting I need to twist? Or I should tackle each tool
> Make sure you have loaded snd_pcm_oss and snd_mixer_oss into the kernel.
> This will let ALSA emulate the legacy OSS interface. Some apps are
> still flaky with ALSA and that is the best way to make sure that they
> work properly.
Erh, I have them:
$ lsmod | grep snd
snd-via82xx 14368 0
snd-pcm-oss 37344 0 (unused)
snd-mixer-oss 13176 0 [snd-pcm-oss]
snd-ac97-codec 58328 0 [snd-via82xx]
snd-pcm 58344 0 [snd-via82xx snd-pcm-oss snd-ac97-codec]
snd-timer 14276 0 [snd-pcm]
gameport 1676 0 [snd-via82xx]
snd-mpu401-uart 3472 0 [snd-via82xx]
snd-rawmidi 13056 0 [snd-mpu401-uart]
snd-seq-device 4228 0 [snd-rawmidi]
snd 34692 0 [snd-via82xx snd-pcm-oss snd-mixer-oss snd-ac97-codec snd-pcm snd-timer snd-mpu401-uart snd-rawmidi snd-seq-device]
snd-page-alloc 4904 0 [snd-via82xx snd-mixer-oss snd-pcm snd-timer snd-rawmidi snd-seq-device snd]
soundcore 3972 4 [snd]