Sound problem: /dev/dsp: Out of memory

Sound problem: /dev/dsp: Out of memory

Post by Andrew Davi » Thu, 12 Feb 1998 04:00:00

I've recently upgraded my system from 486-66 to PII-233, but kept
monitor, keyboard ... and soundcard (ISA SB16).

I've got RedHat 4.2 with 2.0.30 kernel, sound installed as a module.
Often playing audio it says "/dev/dsp: Out of memory" (and doesn't play)

/dev/sndstat says
Sound Driver:3.5.4-960630 (Wed Feb 11 10:27:38 PST 1998 root,
Linux 2.0.30 #10 Wed Jan 28 12:09:17 PST 1998 i686 unknown)
Kernel: Linux 2.0.30 #10 Wed Jan 28 12:09:17 PST 1998 i686
Config options: a80002

Installed drivers:
Type 1: OPL-2/OPL-3 FM
Type 2: Sound Blaster
Type 7: SB MPU-401
Card config:
Sound Blaster at 0x220 irq 5 drq 1,5
Audio devices:
0: Sound Blaster 16 (4.11)

I was going to try building sound in the kernel, but get an error
make[3]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.0.30/drivers/char'
misc.c:182: macro `_basic_version' used with just one arg
 -> # define _basic_version(symaddr,symstr)  symaddr, symstr
 and -> #  define X(sym) { _basic_version(sym) }

Anyone seen this? email please.


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