Quite a few packages support only OSS, not ALSA. Nowadays there's quite
little probability that your sound board only has an OSS driver, and so
there is quite little probability that quite a few packages work out the
Of course, there are solutions: fix the apps, load snd_pcm_oss, or
use alsa-oss. The first one is just wishes, I'm usually just doing
the second one (the third one is not really convenient), but it's not
necessarily so obvious for a beginner that he could do it to fix his "no
/dev/dsp" error message.
Are there plans on this issue? Drop packages? Always load snd_pcm_oss?
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