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Offline deven_01

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Sound card problem, dtecting driver but no listening sound
« on: September 14, 2005, 10:01:31 AM »
Hello Friends
When I run
redhat-config-soundcard
from konsole prompt it detect sound card
And gives following error in konsole prompt
I am not hering any sound
i810_audio: Device or resource busy
sox: Can't open output file '/dev/dsp': Device or resource busy
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Send me the solution or the way

Offline Ricky

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Sound card problem, dtecting driver but no listening sound
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2005, 05:02:21 AM »
hmm..

It means that some other program has kept open the sound output.
You can find out that what process are using /dev/dsp . To do so use command "fuser" , see its man page for more detail.

Offline deven_01

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fuser
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2005, 12:36:44 PM »
Hi ricky
 when I do
 root@ws250 etc]# fuser -u /dev/dsp
 I get following ouput
 /dev/dsp:             1056(root)
 Pls send me howcan i resolve it
 Regards
 Linux User

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Sound card problem, dtecting driver but no listening sound
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2005, 06:08:47 PM »
Hmm..

Try running following
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fuser -km /dev/dsp .. it will end all processes using the /dev/dsp .

Then try to use your sound !

Also disable any startup sound used by KDE or Gnmoe etc. To do so  use control center in KDE and in gnome look for sound settings etc.