is this IT or not/
kline at tao.thought.org
Wed Nov 21 10:25:49 PST 2007
On Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 06:23:29PM +0100, Roland Smith wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 12:12:50AM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> > guys, one last thing before i call it a days; i just tried
> > kmidi and tried to configure the audio.
> > got the sound of a breaking glass and the warning that something
> > was already using "dev/sequencer". i tried a
> > ps -alx, but couldn't tell very much.. can anybody shed a light?
> Does /dev/sequencer actually exist?
> I think it's looking for a deprecated device. On my 7.0-BETA2 machine,
> the sound(4) manpage only lists /dev/audio*, /dev/dsp* and /dev/sndstat.
> Looking at the manual pages on the FreeBSD site, there was a
> /dev/sequencer in 4.x, but not in 5.x and later.
> BTW, 'cat /dev/sndstat' shows you the installed sound devices.
Right; I tried catting /dev/sndstat awhile ago. Didn't see much
beyong my cound card type. Also, there is no /dev/sequencer.
So why Kmid would be hunting for it is one I'll have to look
thru the code to learn about. It's probably trying to open the
sequencer as a last resort.
This is also why lsof fails.
Hm, no src. Kmid is build from the kde3 source.
Well, I'm building kplayer which seems to be a frontt end for
mplayer. Maybe give me some clues why things-KDE keep breaking.
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