[PlanetCCRMA] problems (newbie)

not8ohm not8ohm@iinet.net.au
Wed Jul 9 20:27:01 2003

not8ohm wrote:

> hi there,
> first off, thanks for an excellent resource.
> now my problems. I am a fairly new linux user, and am running rh9 on a 
> spare machine with the planet ccrma collection as a test run. it was 
> running ok apart from x logging out every now and then when the alsa 
> driver was engaged. today, however, I have been trying to play my 
> playlist in xmms and get no output at all. in fact, pressing stop on 
> xmms quits the application. it was working before I installed the 
> audio apps collection using synaptic. actually, its all rather messed 
> up now, with ardour and timidity not even loading. is there an obvious 
> cause behind these problems, or should i perhpas blow rh9 away and go 
> with 8, or even 7.3?
> regards
> michael noble
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thanks for your replies. i traced the ¨non-working¨ alsa drivers to a 
physical connection between amp and computer being severed in a hard to 
reach spot. kind of embarassing really. ardour and timidity still won´t 
load though, so Il'l follow up on advice asap.