[Wine] Re: Sound Problems

Daniel Skorka skorka at gmx.net
Mon Mar 19 00:53:14 CDT 2007

David <crazydahveed at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey guys, I am having some problems getting the sound to work with
> wine, and I was hoping someone here might be able to help me out.  This
> is my first time using wine, so I am still learning about it.  Anyway,
> when I try to run my application, I get an error back:
> err:wave:DSDB_MapBuffer Could not map sound device for direct access
> (Input/output error)
> err:wave:DSDB_MapBuffer Please run winecfg, open "Audio" page and set
> "Hardware Acceleration" to "Emulation".
> I have done as it requested and set the Hardware Acceleration to
> Emulation; I even set it to emulate the driver.  Does wine

Did that make the error message go away?

> automatically determine which of the ALSA/OSS/etc to use for sound?

No, it uses the one you select in winecfg. It just tries to find out
which choices make sense in the first place.

> When I open the Audio tab on the winecfg, I get:

> ALSA lib seq_hw.c:457:(snd_seq_hw_open) open /dev/snd/seq failed: No
> such file or directory

/me too. Most people don't have a sequencer.

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