devfs rule: ioctl DEVFSIO_SAPPLY: No such process (???)
mailings.freebsd at o0l0o.org
Fri Feb 17 01:42:06 PST 2006
I am trying to get the OSS soundsystem working for my nforce2 mainboard since
yesterday, but with mixed success. The OSS driver is generally setup
correctly and working, which means osstest outputs the demosound.
My problem now seems to be the devfs, because I am trying to apply the ruleset
to the audio devices in /dev, so that a normal user can access the sound in
I used the following code for /etc/devfs.rules (which are given in this forum
add path 'dsp*' mode 666
add path 'mixer*' mode 666
add path 'audio*' mode 666
add path 'midi*' mode 666
add path sequencer mode 666
add path music mode 666
add path dmfm0 mode 666
The ruleset should be processed by the oss.sh startscript by calling:
/sbin/devfs rule -s 200 applyset
but this command only outputs:
devfs rule: ioctl DEVFSIO_SAPPLY: No such process
and nothing happens to the device nodes in /dev. I already tried to play
around with devfs & devfs.rules, but whatever I tried, either it only gives
the above error message, or simply gives no feedback and does nothing.
If I run "/etc/rc.d/devfs restart", nothing happens.
If I run "devfs ruleset 200 && devfs rule applyset" no feedback, and no change
I tried a similar approach for changing ownership and perms for /dev/acd* with
another ruleset, I found on this mailinglist, but exactly the same result.
For some reason unknown to me, devfs seems not be working on my system. I did
nothing special on this installation. Installed from the 6.0-RELEASE
install-cd, updated world to 6.1-PRERELEASE, installed the latest OSS driver
package, configured it for nforce2, osstest OK, installed KDE by ports, and
now I am stuck to get sound working in KDE...
A FreeBSD Prospect, who is actually using Gentoo Linux
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