Well there is some magic that changes the
chmod 700 audio* dsp* mixer* midi*
each time I boot, I looked in /etc/rc.d/init.d and could
not find any such beasty.
There are some programs that refuse to go down the esd path.
SO for me to run with quake I must
[root@brain /dev]# chmod 770 audio* dsp* mixer* midi*
each time this is a drag
Look at 'man pam_console'.