[gobolinux-users] /dev/dsp disappeared after upgrade

Lucas C. Villa Real lucasvr at gobolinux.org
Wed Jun 6 06:30:38 UTC 2007

On 6/5/07, Hi There <goboster at yahoo.com> wrote:
> One of many problems I've encountered after upgrading
> to newer packages (KDE, kernel, xorg, udev) is that
> sound has stopped working. I think it happened at the
> KDE upgrade stage. There is no longer a /dev/dsp
> present. KDE pops up a window at startup:
> Error while initializing the sound driver:
> device /dev/dsp can't be opened (No such file or
> directory)
> The sound server will continue, using the null output
> device.

Please take a look at the other thread. I just replied about this problem there.

> BTW, can't Compile ALSA-Driver 1.0.13-r2, it gives
> kernel header file errors, looks like it's not
> compatible with kernel

Since you're running an updated kernel I don't think there's a good
reason to compile a stand-alone alsa driver package (unless there were
important enhancements to your sound card's driver since then).

powered by /dev/dsp

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