>> In KDE, I am using the aRts sound driver, if that helps. And I hope I >> have made sense, I am not good at requesting help. > > You can work around it by disabling arts from KDE Control Panel ("sound > system" or smth), I had to do it on my 4.10 box (FM-801 crappy PCI > soundcard).
If I've understood it correctly, the OSS driver will fail under aRts because aRts is already occupying the sound device when OSS tries to access it. Disabling aRts should not be necessary, though - there is an aRts audio output plugin for XMMS in the ports tree, under /usr/ports/audio/xmms-arts. Cheers, -Jan Christian _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"