Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Tres Melton <tres@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: arts
Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2005 11:19:04
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: arts by Peter Humphrey
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. -- Tres -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: arts Peter Humphrey <prh@××××××××××.uk>