[mythtv-users] [mythtv] mythbackend: /dev/dsp: No such file or directory

Robert Tsai rtsai1111 at comcast.net
Sun Feb 26 14:43:58 UTC 2006

On Sat, Feb 25, 2006 at 09:19:23PM -0700, John P Poet wrote:
> Just update from the latest SVN.  Now my backend log is full of:
> /dev/dsp: No such file or directory Error opening audio device
> (/dev/dsp), the error was: No such file or directory ...
> NVP: Disabling Audio, reason is: Error opening audio device
> (/dev/dsp) terminate called after throwing an instance of
> 'std::bad_alloc' what():  St9bad_alloc

[Moving to mythtv-users]

Did you check to see if you even have a /dev/dsp on your machine?

If it doesn't exist, then you have a more basic problem with your
audio setup. Try:

	cd /dev
	./MAKEDEV audio

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