[ltp] mplayer & sound

Fritsch linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Wed, 31 Dec 2003 11:46:37 +0100

Gustavo Halperin wrote:

> Hello List
>   My 'mplayer' can't open the audio (or/and dsp) device when I run it 
> like
> user.  I added the user in the audio group (in file /etc/group), also the
> 'xmms' and other audio applications haven't problem with audio devices
> like simple user. But 'mplayer' only can open this device like root.
>  Any idea why it is happen??
> By the way, I'm using Debian woody and the device intel i810 together
> with the NAS audio server.
>   Thank you.

I think your Audio Server is perhaps blocking your Oss driver which 
mplayer normally uses, it`s perhaps like using kde arts and trying to 
start some audio applications before the server timed out.

Try to get an nas audio plugin, if it exists....
Tell me, if i am wrong