[MPlayer-users] NO SOUND - how to fix it

Carsten Menke bootsy52 at gmx.net
Sun Jan 20 15:05:02 CET 2002

Marcin Cylke wrote:

>Well, I said that I know the solution, but I was wrong.I can play things
>with sound while being root, not through su, but it is unreachable for a
>usual user.
>>crw-rw----    1 root     sys       14,   3 lip 18  1994 /dev/dsp
>The permitions for sound device look like above.I added user to group sys,
>but it doesn't help.
Actually mine looks like this:
 0 crw-rw-rw-    1 root     audio     14,   3 Apr 14  2001 /dev/dsp
to get this:
chmod 666 /dev/dsp

The user is added in my case to audio, in your case it should be sys (as 
you said before)


More information about the MPlayer-users mailing list