[oclug] failed device open
bbarnett at L8R.net
Thu Mar 7 22:54:18 EST 2002
On Thu, 07 Mar 2002 22:16:31 -0500
Johnathan Hicks <thetech at folkwolf.net> wrote:
> Greg Sarsons wrote:
> > I was playing with xmms the other day when I tried a full screen
> > visual plug-in. Things didn't go as planned and I had to kill the
> > xserver and thus all the apps which were running on the desktop were
> > killed as well.
> > What I would like to know is how do I use the /dev/dsp device again.
> > I'm getting a permission denied when I try xmms now. Could the device
> > be locked and this wasn't cleared when I killed the xserver?
> I bet that /dev/dsp have been deleted somehow. That happened to me a
> while ago and it took me a while to find out what had happened. /dev/dsp
> is a symlink to/dev/dsp0. At least on my box it is. :)
Or, xmms is still running. Killing X doesn't mean everything that was
running with an X connection dies.
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