[linux-audio-user] ALSA not working, new Debian installation

Tim Beauregard helycos at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Feb 25 18:57:47 EST 2004


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Frank Barknecht wrote:
| Hallo,
| Tim Beauregard hat gesagt: // Tim Beauregard wrote:
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|>I've just installed kernel 2.6.3 on my Debian unstable system.  I am
|>unable to make ALSA work.  The error message I see is:
|>
|>tim at debian:~$ play /win/My\ Music/Various/track02.cdda.wav
|>playing /win/My Music/Various/track02.cdda.wav
|>sox: Can't open output file '/dev/dsp': No such device
|
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| Can you run a native alsa application like aplay/arecord?
|
| ciao


Yes aplay will play a file, however there is no sound.  As I'm new to
ALSA, I can't interpret the significance of this.

Tim
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