Re: [GnomeMeeting-list] GM won't let me use /dev/sound/adsp

Le lun 22/12/2003 à 13:26, Nick THOMPSON a écrit :
> That helped a little. I switch XMMS to OSS output to see if OSS
> emulation is set up correctly. The advanced config in XMMS reveals that
> the OSS device /dev/sound/dsp is actually usb-audio, i.e. my webcam.
> This only has a mic, which explains why GM can't open the device for
> writing.

You probably haven't loaded the ALSA OSS modules: lsmod should return
things like snd-pcm-oss if it is the case.

> But I don't understand why, if adsp is my PCI sound card, dsp is USB.

I think adsp is the native ALSA device
dsp is the OSS device

You have a mix of both. You need native ALSA and ALSA OSS support. That
will create you another OSS device in /dev/sound for the soundcard.
> What is the connection there? I guess I should join the ALSA list for
> this, but I thought I may as well quickly ask here.
> Thanks,
> Nick
> On Sun, 2003-12-21 at 22:31, Damien Sandras wrote:
> > Le dim 21/12/2003 à 19:10, Nick THOMPSON a écrit :
> > > In the audio devices settings of GM (0.98.5), only /dev/sound/dsp is
> > > shown in the device list. Since I'm now using ALSA (0.9.6) I need to use
> > > the /dev/sound/adsp device. Why won't it detect this device?
> > > 
> > 
> > /dev/sound/adsp is not an OSS device.
> > 
> > Don't confuse using native ALSA and using ALSA with OSS emulation. If
> > you are using ALSA with OSS emulation, then the /dev/sound/dsp device is
> > created and managed by the ALSA OSS compatibility layer. /dev/sound/adsp
> > is only there for native ALSA, which you can not use with GnomeMeeting
> > 0.98.5 (native ALSA support is only working with CVS).
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