Bug 1587 - esound fallback failure.
esound fallback failure.
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: esound (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
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Reported: 1999-03-17 16:03 EST by Mike Maher
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-04-10 11:29:45 EDT
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Description Mike Maher 1999-03-17 16:03:20 EST
Applications compiled with esound are supposed to fail over
to /dev/dsp if esound is not running.  Currently this does
not work and fails.  An example of this behavior is mpg123q
which is in /mnt/redhat/comps/dist/6.0/

output of this type of problem is:

write(2, "Unable to connect to server port"..., 39Unable to
connect to server port 35091
) = 39
write(2, "This generally means that the pr"..., 74This
generally means that the program could not talk to the
esound server
) = 74
open("/dev/dsp", O_WRONLY)              = 4
ioctl(4, SNDCTL_DSP_SETFRAGMENT, 0xbffff5a4) = 0
ioctl(4, SNDCTL_DSP_SETFMT, 0xbffff5a4) = 0
ioctl(4, SNDCTL_DSP_GETFMTS, 0xbffff5a4) = 0
ioctl(4, SNDCTL_DSP_STEREO, 0xbffff5a4) = 0
ioctl(4, SNDCTL_DSP_SPEED, 0xbffff5a4)  = 0
write(2, "unsupported playback rate: -1\n", 30unsupported
playback rate: -1
) = 30
close(4)                                = 0
write(2, "audio: Connection refused\n", 26audio: Connection
refused
) = 26
munmap(0x40013000, 4096)                = 0
_exit(1)                                = ?


or without an strace:

[root@kenny stuff]# mpg123 rms.mp3
High Performance MPEG 1.0/2.0/2.5 Audio Player for Layer 1,
2 and 3.
Version 0.59q (1999/Jan/26). Written and copyrights by
Michael Hipp.
Uses code from various people. See 'README' for more!
THIS SOFTWARE COMES WITH ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY! USE AT YOUR
OWN RISK!
opening socket, format = 0x00001021 at -1 Hz
Unable to connect to server port 35091
This generally means that the program could not talk to the
esound server
unsupported playback rate: -1
audio: Connection refused
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 1999-03-30 11:39:59 EST
We are implementing a better fallback mechanism for esd that
should be working in a day or two.
Comment 2 Michael K. Johnson 1999-04-09 21:19:59 EDT
DrMike: you are satisfied with the fallback y'all implemented,
correct?  If so, feel free to close this bug.

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