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Re: xmms Dell 400SC /dev/mixer: Device not configured


 I have a similar sound card on this laptop I believe:

auich0 at pci0 dev 31 function 5 "Intel 82801DB AC97" rev 0x03: irq 5, ICH4 AC97
ac97: codec id 0x414c4740 (Avance Logic <40>)
ac97: codec features headphone, 20 bit DAC, 18 bit ADC, Realtek 3D
audio0 at auich0

On Thu, 02 Dec 2004 04:10:57 +0100, chefren <chefren_(_at_)_pi_(_dot_)_net> wrote:
> Afer a tip trying to get xmms, the WinAMP like audio player, up on 3.5
> If I start xmms on a Dell PowerEdge 400SC I get:
>    /dev/mixer: Device not configured
> I thought I had to use ports but it was already there, probably because I'm
> using KDE?
> a cut and paste:
> # audioctl
> audioctl: /dev/audioctl: Device not configured
> # mixerctl
> mixerctl: /dev/mixer: Device not configured
> If I insert OpenBSD CD2, and start the program cdio and type "play 2" the LED on
> the CD-drive starts blinking. But no audio comes out of the motherboard.

 If you installed xmms from ports you also have to install the mp3 package.
1) go to:  # cd /usr/ports/packages/i386/all/
2) do: #  pkg_add  xmms-mp3-1.2.10.tgz  and
         #  pkg_add  xmms-vorbis-1.2.10.tgz  (if you want to listen to
ogg vorbis)
3) To listen to cd's you must change the mixerctl inputs.cd.mute to off like so:
     $  mixerctl inputs.cd.mute=off
inputs.cd.mute: on -> off

  Yes I like the OpenBSD song too : )

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