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Re: open /dev/sequencer: No such device

On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 05:26:24PM -0400, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote :
> On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 05:25:15PM -0400, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> > I have two machines.  One machine is a laptop with a Yamaha sound card.
> > The other is a desktop with nForce2 audio.  Both have the required ALSA
> > drivers loaded, including all the oss legacy emulation modules.  When
> > starting Battle for Wesnoth on the laptop, it gives the error "open
> > /dev/sequencer: No such device" but sound plays.  On the desktop, the
> > same error displays, but I get no sound.  Any ideas why that is?  On the
> > desktop I know that audio works since I can play CDs and movies in xine
> > with sound.
> > 
> I forgot to mention that both machines run udev and have the
> /dev/sequencer device present.

Which debian version are you using?? with which software does the error

I had the same problem before I now use the alsa* packages from unstable
in which the problem (for me) has been fixed. Try a modprobe snd-seq as
root and start the soft to see if the error remains. If no and that you
don't want to use some packages from unstable, add sndseq to


Brice Méalier
Linux user nb. 372699
Debian GNU/Linux testing
"Unix IS user friendly, it is just selective about who his friends are"

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