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Re: audio problems in fc 6



On Wednesday 31 January 2007 17:02, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Manu G.V wrote:
> > hi,
> >     when I try this command
> > $cat "file name" > /dev/dsp
> >    I don't get any beep sound and there were no errors even. I don't
> > understand(Iam an end user) what is the problem. I installed torcs and
> > tried all audio options but there was no sound. I was told to try above
> > command to find whether my audio worked properly or not. I thought if
> > there is no beep sound then there is some problem with audio. Is  there
> > any relationship between the above command and problem with the sound in
> > torcs. I have "nVidia Corporation MCP51 High Definition Audio" device.
> > I would be really thankful if anyone can tell me what is the problem and
> > suggest a solution for it.
>
> It sounds like you do not have the OSS emulation layer loaded. I think
> this is covered in the ALSA docs. (Sorry, but I can not give the
> specific modules to load right now - not on my FC6 machine.)
>
> Mikkel

I think the OP needs the alsa-oss package installed. This was not initially 
available on FC5, but as I use planetccrma I get it from them. I now see that 
alsa-oss is available on FC5, and presume this may be the same on FC6.

Nigel.
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>
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> for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!


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