Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] usb audio still foobar :-(
From: m (m_AT_irixx.org)
Date: Sat Dec 14 2002 - 23:36:41 EET
ahhh yes, that would be the problem... mandrake does use devfs....
[root_AT_hamish miriam]# cat /dev/dsp
cat: /dev/dsp: No such device
can you let me know how i should tweak the alsa dev files for devfs?
On Sat, 2002-12-14 at 20:46, D R Holsbeck wrote:
> I have never run mandrake, so I dont know anything about it. But is it
> possible they started using devfs with the latest version? If so you
> might need to adjust it to create the Alsa dev files. Do the dev files
> exist? Can you do "cat /dev/dsp"?
> On Sat, 2002-12-14 at 13:37, m wrote:
> > hi... hmm... well i've done ./snddevices now and still no luck :-(
> > not really sure why this is happening now....
> > i started up, ran ./snddevices, modprobe snd-usb-audio, snd-pcm-oss,
> > snd-mixer-oss snd-seq-oss all works fine....
> > but....
> > ogle and Xine still crash when i run them, saying unable to open alsa...
> > xmms complains there is no sound card....
> > this is a fresh install of alsa 0.9.rc5 under mandrake 9.0 - it was
> > running fine under mandrake 8.2, all i've done is upgrade to mdk 9.0 and
> > recompile & reinstall...
> > any ideas?... i'm kinda stuck now, i've done everything right, got an
> > .asoundrc as per the instructions for usb audio... the weirdest thing
> > was that it all ran absolutely fine until i upgraded mandrake....
> > thanx heaps
> > m~
> > > Did you do a ./snddevices in the Alsa drivers dir?
> > --
> > "While UNIX says ``I'm sorry you can't do that'', MacOS has exactly two
> > error messages. It either goes ``eep?'' or the setup box is simply not
> > there until 12 other unidentified items have been installed and three
> > apparently unrelated dialog boxes have been completed. "
> > - Alan Cox, on porting GNU/Linux to 68k macs
> Did you know that if you took all the economists in the world and lined
> them up end to end, they'd still point in the wrong direction?
-- "While UNIX says ``I'm sorry you can't do that'', MacOS has exactly two error messages. It either goes ``eep?'' or the setup box is simply not there until 12 other unidentified items have been installed and three apparently unrelated dialog boxes have been completed. "
- Alan Cox, on porting GNU/Linux to 68k macs
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