[theora-dev] idct8x8 C version in libtheora1.1 release

chandramouli narayanan nc.n.mouli at gmail.com
Tue May 18 17:18:18 PDT 2010

On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 3:44 PM, Ralph Giles <giles at thaumas.net> wrote:

> On 18 May 2010 15:37, chandramouli narayanan <nc.n.mouli at gmail.com> wrote:
> > --------------- error when running with player_example
> > examples/player_example ~/Downloads/1696_lightnings.ogg
> > [...]
> > Could not open audio device /dev/dsp.
> This means that another program is holding exclusive write access to
> your audio device. If you have another audio application open, such as
> a music player, try quitting that first. However, on recent systems
> this is often the pulseaudio daemon, so you may need to temporarily
> disable that for player_example to work with audio.
> If you're just interested in testing video playback, you can use the
> oggz-rip utility to strip out the audio track.
>  -r

My issue had to do with no /dev/dsp. I've reconfigured Linux kernel with
deprecated OSS support and loaded the module snd-pcm-oss and that created
/dev/dsp. Now, I can use the example_player.

- mouli
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