Bug 1726 - error occurred when opening /dev/audio
error occurred when opening /dev/audio
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sndconfig (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-03-23 20:01 EST by Chris Runge
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-03-26 14:55:57 EST
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Description Chris Runge 1999-03-23 20:01:00 EST
during autoconfiguration of sndconfig this error appears:

error occurred when opening /dev/audio

This is after it tries to play a sound.  My sound card, an
SB AWE64 Gold, is correctly identified.

This used to work in 5.2 and in earlier versions of 5.8
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-03-24 09:13:59 EST
Edit your /etc/conf.modules so that the line
that contains
'alias sound sb'
actually starts on it's own line. There was a bug
in the 5.9 installer where it didn't write a newline
at the end of /etc/conf.modules.

Does that solve the problem?
Comment 2 Chris Runge 1999-03-26 12:12:59 EST
yes, this addresses it

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