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On Fri, 2005-07-08 at 11:57 +0100, Peter Humphrey wrote:
> I hope I'm not hijacking this thread ;-) but can anyone tell me
> what creates /dev/dsp in the first place? On this newly reinstalled
> Xfce4 system it doesn't exist, even though the kernel sound modules do
> and have been loaded.
I think that it is created by the deprecated devfs package. The newer
udev package uses /dev/sound/dsp and make /dev/dsp a link to the newer
one for compatibility but since you don't have one it may only create
the link if the old device was there.
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