ckloiber at ckloiber.com
Mon Apr 19 12:03:28 UTC 2004
On Mon, 2004-04-19 at 17:12, WipeOut wrote:
> Just fired up GAIM which I have used in the past on RH9..
> The problem is that there are no sounds being played so if I am not
> looking at the screen and a message comes through I don't know about it.. :(
> The soundcard works, when I run sound card detection and play the test
> sound its fine.. Also playing internet audio streams and mp3's all work..
> Anyone got any ideas or the same problem?
Yep. Seems that by default only one application at a time can use the
/dev/dsp (or whatever). I find everything behaves much better if you
locate and enable the Gnome sound server, esd. I find it at:
"Start Here"/"Preferences"/"Sound"/"Enable Sound Server at Startup"
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