Re: [Sound] no sound

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On Sun, Oct 27, 2002 at 08:31:37AM -0800, terry parkerson wrote:
> I am a linux newbie. I have installed redhat 8.0 . I have a dual boot win./98.
> My sound works fine with win/98.
> I have no sound with linux.
> sndconfig > responds / command not found

You must be root to run it.

> /must be run in run level 3
> How do I get to run level 3?

Reboot, and at the boot prompt, enter "linux 3".  N.B. that works for
LILO; don't know about GRUB.

Alternatively, edit /etc/inittab, and find the line that says


Change the "5" to "3":


Then, reboot.

> redhat-config-soundcard>can't open output file /dev/dsp:no such device
> /dev/mixer >permission denied
> How do I remove permission? I know how to change rwx

You don't want to remove permissions; you want to change them:

 chmod 666 /dev/mixer

> Also:  hwbrowser> will not open the hardware list to browser. ( 1253)
> GnomeCanvas-Critical**file gnome-canvas-path-def.c:line 1142 (gnome-canvas-path-deff-any-closed): assertion path !=null  failled.

Don't know about that one.

> I sure could use some help
> thank you.
> terry

Bob McClure, Jr.             Bobcat Open Systems, Inc.
Linux: because I want to get there today.  Without rebooting.

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