On Fri, 2003-10-17 at 16:47, Bryan Cassidy wrote:
> I get this when trying to play movies in mplayer.
> audio_setup: Can't open audio device /dev/dsp: Device busy
> AO: [arts] can't connect to aRts soundserver
> /dev/dsp: Device busy
> AO: [esd] esd_open_sound failed: Resource temporarily unavailable
> ao_nas: init(): Can't open nas audio server -> nosound
> SDL: Samplerate: 44100Hz Channels: Stereo Format Signed 16-bit (Little-Endian)
> /dev/dsp: Device busy
> SDL: Unable to open audio: No available audio device
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I would check that somwthing is not starting the aRts soundserver at
boot time. Check your processes with 'ps ax' and look for aRts and kill
it. Then try to use mplayer, this is usually what I find when I have a
device busy.

Hope that helps,


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