Please help with mplayer problem
dalive at flashmail.com
Fri Feb 18 02:01:18 UTC 2005
Robin Laing wrote:
> Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>> I have done some searching via google on the issue, however most of
>> the results aren't in english, strangely. Anyways. I'd setup FC3 for
>> a friend of mine. And I had connected to the machine via ssh (from my
>> home). Well I was having a little fun. I was playing a few songs on
>> the remote machine using mplayer. Suddenly mplayer gave the following
>> [AO OSS] audio_setup: Can't open audio device /dev/dsp: Device or
>> resource busy
>> It's given the message ever since and does not play files remotely
>> (not sure about locally) with mplayer at least. What can I do to
>> troubleshoot this? Any ideas. My friend has also reported that songs
>> take forver (a long wait) to play music now. She uses KPlayer, which
>> uses mplayer.
>> Any ideas?
>> Thank you.
> Is there an old process of mplayer still running. I have had that
> occur in the past. I have had to manually kill the pid
> Check what is running.
> I have also had problems with esd not releasing properly.
Nice idea.. But that didn't work. No runing pricesses. Plus the machien
has been shut down and booted severtal times. It apperently is also
playing some KDE alert sound after every song.
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