DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2010-10
Re: sound no longer works for some programs
Pierre Abbat wrote:
I open a sound file in Wavesurfer and attempt to play it and get silence. It
used to work months ago. I try to play a MIDI file in Timidity and it
says "Couldn't open output device". XMMS still works, as does catting
to /dev/dsp. Any idea what's wrong? I'm not sure what the sound card is, but
there is no /dev/sequencer (which means KMid doesn't work).
no idea about this particular app -
but I do know lots of things
are gradually moving to jackd and/or pulse audio,
(maybe) with fall back support for traditional OSS/(alsa in the linux
Have you run it from the command line / checked any arguments there?
I wasn't able to tell much from my build -
it looks like it uses: http://www.speech.kth.se/snack/ for the
sound routines - that page shows an example that appears
to "run" (but not work, with no audio errors) on my i386/2.6
system as below -
Perhaps a dig through the snack sources are in order?
-- 8< --
$ cat /tmp/tst.tcl
package require snack
snd read /path/to/some.wav