no /dev/audio or /dev/dsp
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Mon Jul 2 10:58:02 PDT 2007
On 7/2/07, Roland Puntaier <Roland.Puntaier at br-automation.com> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> installing alsa-utils-1.0.13.tar.bz2
> calling alsamixer and 'm' on Master and PCM
> /usr/sbin/alsactl restore -f /etc/asound.state
> sound works.
> I tested this by watching a youtube video on firefox.
> But there is still no /dev/audio or /dev/dsp, i.e. the 'cat xxx.au >
> /dev/audio' will not work.
> Shouldn't that work, too?
> Links I followed:
> In http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/showthread.php?t=500542
/dev/audio and /dev/dsp are part of the OSS emulation from ALSA, which
doesn't get loaded automatically by the kernel (most things don't need
OSS anymore). Try "modprobe snd-pcm-oss" if you have that kernel
module. If you want that all the time, add this to /etc/modprobe.conf
so that loading snd-pcm (done by the kernel) will pull in snd-pcm-oss:
install snd-pcm /sbin/modprobe -i snd-pcm; /sbin/modprobe snd-pcm-oss
> Other Problem:
> When starting krec, it says Synth_STEREO_COMPRESSOR aRts module
> (artsmodulessynth.so.0) is missing.
I don't know about that one. It would be better on the blfs-support
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