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Re: open /dev/sequencer: No such device



On Sun, Sep 04, 2005 at 04:50:19PM +0200, Brice Méalier wrote:
> 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
> happen?
> 
> 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
> /etc/modules.
> 
This happens with Battle for Wesnoth.  I am already using alsa (from
Sarge) and the snd-seq and snd-seq-oss modules are already loaded.

-Roberto

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Roberto C. Sanchez
http://familiasanchez.net/~roberto

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