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Re: [SLUG] FC 5 sound problem
- To: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] FC 5 sound problem
- From: dark_paw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2007 12:38:36 +1000
> Luke Vanderfluit <luke.vanderfluit@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I know theres some sound experts on this list.
> Im running kernel 2.6.18-1.2239.fc5
> Realplayer 10.0.8
> I have this problem where I try running realplayer after Ive used the
> sound device through another application (usually through opera).
> I get a
> 'Cannot open the audio device. Another application may be using it.'
> I cant get the machine to release the sound card.
> This is a recurring problem. At times I can kill artsd. Other times
> there is no artsd running.
You could try using the ALSA OSS emulation. Here's a page that's relevant to Ubuntu, I imagine something along those lines can be done with FC5.