Create more dsp and mixer devices

Nathan Vidican nvidican at
Wed Jan 11 10:28:58 PST 2006

User Gandalf wrote:
>> /usr/ports/multimedia/mplayer
>> I have no ogg nor au files, but mplayer works for *wav and *mp3 from
>> the CLI here.... As Michael Lucas was just saying, we have, um, 
>> **lots** of programs.
>> KDK
> I did not know that mplayer has cli.  But I tried to install that days 
> ago. I always get the same result since two days:
> earth# pkg_add -r mplayer
> Error: FTP Unable to get 
> File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access)
> pkg_add: unable to fetch 
> '' 
> by URL
> earth#
> Probably this is my fault again. I know that it is in the 'All' packages 
> directory, but pkg_add uses 'Latest' and mplayer is not available there. 
> I know I could install mplayer from the ports but it would be too slow 
> on this machine.
>   Les
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Manually ftp in the .tbz file from or one of the mirror sites, 
and do a 'pkg_add mplayer.tbz'.

That way you can download it, put on floppy, cd, whatever you have to to get to 
the machine in question - everything done in 'sysinstall' can be done outside of 
it too ;)

Nathan Vidican
nvidican at
Windsor Match Plate & Tool Ltd.

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