[techtalk] Soundcard "stolen" by Quake II

Nils Philippsen nils at wombat.dialup.fht-esslingen.de
Wed Dec 29 15:49:29 EST 1999

On Wed, 29 Dec 1999, Catie Flick wrote:

> Warning, unrecognized mpg123 output:"Ouch ... error while writing audio data: 
> Device not configured"
> I've made sure it's not being used by any other process, but this
> hasn't solved my problem :(
> I'm sure it's probably a dodgy sound card driver issue, but I was just
> wondering if anyone had any ideas for getting it back without rebooting
> :)

Hmm, does this work (as root)?

rmmod cmpci
modprobe cmpci

You could do this to see if there's a process hooked up your sound

fuser -v /dev/audio
fuser -v /dev/dsp
fuser -v /dev/mixer

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