[MPlayer-users] [AO OSS] audio_setup: Can't open audio device /dev/dsp: No such file or directory
jimgcross at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 17:19:01 CET 2014
I've restarted the web server and it appears to be working. A bit strange,
could be finger trouble but will do more testing.
Thanks for your help.
On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 3:48 PM, Jim Cross <jimgcross at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks again Erik. I'll take a closer look but for now something is not
> quite right as the web server still sends MPLAYER_HOME=/var/www/.mplayer
> (copied below), which worked before:
> User: www-data
> Env variables: SERVER_SOFTWARE=lighttpd/1.4.31
> HTTP_USER_AGENT=Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36
> (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/38.0.2125.104 Safari/537.36
> home dir is: /var/www<br>
> On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 3:28 PM, Erik Auerswald <
> auerswal at unix-ag.uni-kl.de> wrote:
>> Hi Jim,
>> On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 02:17:50PM +0000, Jim Cross wrote:
>> > Hi Erik, many thanks for the prompt reply - and that's the answer!
>> Saved me
>> > waiting around for four hours :) (lots of beer 4 u)
>> > The answer being the config file.... However...
>> > The previous (and old) MPlayer ver I had installed using 'sudo apt-get
>> > install mplayer'. This appears to pickup the web server created user
>> > 'www-data' and I believe MPlayer auto created the .mplayer dir in
>> > '/var/www/' (with an empty conf).
>> > The 'however', the new ver (using svn and make) probably doesn't?
>> > Part of my build is to set the conf file in this dir (/var/www/.mplayer,
>> > with 'ao=alsa,pulse,sdl:aalib' - as it appeared to be working I didn't
>> > look any further until you mentioned the conf file - THANKS.
>> > Although I can edit the 'installed mplayer' user 'pi' conf file
>> > - and obviously it works), my preference is to control files in the web
>> > server users directory (/var/www/). Is there a way to get mplayer to
>> > the www-data users dir /var/www/ and register the .mplayer dir there?
>> > (I know I can edit mplayers global file but don't want to do that
>> You can use mplayer's -include option, or you can use the MPLAYER_HOME
>> environment variable (see the MPlayer man page for details).
>> I do like the 24 hour a day development process. I can describe a
>> problem, go to sleep, and have the answer in my mailbox with my first
>> cup of coffee.
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