[ltp] mplayer & sound

André Wyrwa linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Wed, 31 Dec 2003 16:40:03 +0100


>  I don't understand you. I mean the 'mplayer' use the same devices like 
> 'xmms' (/dev/dsp or/and /dev/audio)
> and 'xmms' have NOT problem. Also 'mplayer' have not problem like root. 
> The problem is  'mplayer' like user.
>  But I don't understand why, because 'xmms' like user work OK.
>   I guest that there are some where some problems of permissions, but 
> where ???

Are you using ALSA or kernel builtin drivers?

What output plugin does XMMS use?

What's returned by ls -al /dev/dsp?

Did you try mplayer -ao nas <file_you_wanna_play>? (Works great for me.)