Re: Sound Problem

On Mon, Apr 05, 1999 at 09:41:10PM +0100, James Green wrote:
> In message <Pine.GSO.3.96.990405160337.18304A-100000@college.antioch-
>>, Josh Steiner <> writes
> >Gnome uses esd, the Enlightened Sound demon.  /dev/dsp can only ever be
> >used by one process at a time, so what esd does is mix down multiple
> >audio streams from separate programs and send that mixed sound to the
> >sound device. If your program does not support esd, simply type:
> >
> >> esddsp mpg123 blah.mp3
> >
> >that should do it :)
> ESD sounds broken to me. It ought to be releasing /dev/dsp when I logout
> and clearly it isn't. I'll report it to the bugs site.

What do you mean exactly by logging out? Is esd still running after
you log out and back in?


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