[olug] Using ALSA Sound Driver with XMMS?
richs at mail.utexas.edu
Wed Jun 2 14:38:28 UTC 2004
CM Miller wrote:
> Running Slackware 9.1 with ALSA and I've configured it
> ok, but if I select it the output plugin with XMMS as
> ALSA, I get no sound, but if I leave the standard
> plugin as OSS, its ok.
> Anyway to get ALSA to work with XMMS?
> Only in the gui when I do Options > Preferences >
> Output Plugins > Select ALSA
> I get the following generic message
> Please Check That:
> Your soundcard is configured properly
> You have the correct output plugin selected
> No other program is blocking the soundcard
> I have set the following under /dev for sound
> root at phoenix:/dev# ls -l | grep snd
> drw-rw-rw- 2 cmmiller root 4096 Aug 29 2003
> crw-rw-rw- 1 cmmiller sys 14, 6 Aug 29 2003
I'd start by putting doing a chmod 755 to /dev/snd
both of my slack 9.1 boxes with alsa have permissions on that directory
set to 755 and the alsa plugin works dandy in xmms.
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