Questions about gnome2.10
mezz7 at cox.net
Mon May 16 16:34:16 PDT 2005
In future, please send to gnome at FreeBSD.org so I am adding it in CC.. I
don't know everything.
On Mon, 16 May 2005 12:08:40 -0500, Werner Lehmann <elvis69 at arcor.de>
> Hi Jeremy,
> I have the following problems with FreeBSD 5.4 and gnome 2.10, and I
> would appreciate your help a lot:
> 1. As in the gnome2.10 instructions, I compiled atapicam into the kernel
> and added the following entries into the /etc/devfs.conf:
> # Commonly used by many ports
> #link acd0 cdrom
> perm cd0 0666
> perm xpt0 0666
> perm pass0 0666
> after that the cdplayer and soundjuicer worked O.K., but totem doesn't.
> When pressing on the button "play disk", I got the following message:
> "Failed to find mountpoint for device /dev/cd0 in /etc/fstab"
> so I modified my fstab the following way:
> # Device Mountpoint FStype Options Dump Pass#
> /dev/ad0s3b none swap sw 0 0
> /dev/ad0s3a / ufs rw 1 1
> /dev/acd0 /cdrom cd9660 ro,noauto 0 0
> /dev/acd1 /cdrom1 cd9660 ro,noauto 0 0
> /dev/acd0 /home/werner/DVD cd9660 ro,noauto 0 0
> /dev/acd1 /home/werner/CD-RW cd9660 ro,noauto 0 0
> /dev/da0 /home/werner/Memcard msdos ro,noauto 0 0
> /dev/cd0 /cdrom cd9660 ro,noauto 0 0
> /dev/cd0 /home/werner/DVD cd9660 ro,noauto 0 0
> but after this and a reboot I get the following message, when pressing
> the "play disk" button:
> "Failed to retrieve capabilities of device /dev/cd0: Inappropiate ioctl
> for device"
> So what do I have to do now? As I said, the cdplayer and soundjuicer
What will it happens if you change it to acd0 instead? Did you add your
user in operator group?
The rest below, I don't know.
> 2. I added mp3 support into soundjuicer as described here in sound
> juicer help:
> If you need to store tracks in the MP3 format (for example, because your
> portable music player only supports MP3 and not Ogg Vorbis), you will
> need to
> create a new profile. To do this, run gnome-audio-profiles-properties,
> press New
> and name it MP3. Then press Edit and set GStreamer Pipeline to
> ! lame name=enc, the File Extenstion to mp3, and check Active. Then
> start Sound
> Juicer and select the MP3 format.
> This profile uses the LAME MP3 encoder, so you will need to have the
> LAME plugin installed.
> This works fine, and produces a 128 kbps mp3 file, but how can I create a
> profile with 192 kbps or with variable bitrate?
> 3. On your homepage appears a screenshot with xorg's dropshadow enabled
> in gnome
> 2.10. How do I achieve that?
> My xorg.conf is already prepared for that with the following entries:
> Option "RenderAccel" "true"
> Option "AllowGLXWithComposite"
> Section "Extensions"
> Option "Composite" "Enable"
> that way my hardware acceleration works fine.
> I installed gnome 2.10 with sysinstall from the 2nd FreeBSD CD, but I
> get no
> dropshadows. What do I have to do now?
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