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Bug 2379 - x11amp doesn't work in gnome
x11amp doesn't work in gnome
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: x11amp (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-04-27 06:13 EDT by dbpemste
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:37 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-06-14 19:49:40 EDT
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Description dbpemste 1999-04-27 06:13:56 EDT
I can't get x11amp running in gnome.  It just scrolls
through my song playlist really fast.  I had this problem
before installing 6.0, but I was able to get songs playing
by starting another random program(normally a terminal)
right before hitting the play button.  I'm not sure why, but
this seemed to free up the sound device for a split second.
Now, not even this will work.  There seems to be a conflict
between gnome and /dev/dsp.  If I try to "play" the
sample.au file that comes with sndconfig from the terminal,
I get a message saying that /dev/dsp is busy.  In addition,
it does not seem to matter if sounds are enabled or disabled
in gnome and enlightenment.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-04-27 11:00:59 EDT
probably esd is running. Try editing the preferences
in x11amp and changing the output plugin to the
one for 'Esound Daemon'. Does that help?

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