[MPlayer-users] Playing Win Media Player stream....

Erik Slagter erik at oldconomy.com
Thu Aug 14 16:51:51 CEST 2003

> the user you are using to play the stream ist not allowed to write to the
> sound device.
> > audio_setup: Can't open audio device /dev/dsp: Permission denied
> try to play the stream with user root and you will see if it is a mplayer
> bug.

Never do that.

I'd suggest "ls -l /dev/dsp" and if necessary "chmod a+rw /dev/dsp" as

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