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On Sun, Oct 27, 2002 at 08:31:37AM -0800, terry parkerson wrote: > > I am a linux newbie. I have installed redhat 8.0 . I have a dual boot win./98. > > My sound works fine with win/98. > > I have no sound with linux. > > sndconfig > responds / command not found You must be root to run it. > /must be run in run level 3 > > How do I get to run level 3? Reboot, and at the boot prompt, enter "linux 3". N.B. that works for LILO; don't know about GRUB. Alternatively, edit /etc/inittab, and find the line that says id:5:initdefault: Change the "5" to "3": id:3:initdefault: Then, reboot. > redhat-config-soundcard>can't open output file /dev/dsp:no such device > > /dev/mixer >permission denied > > How do I remove permission? I know how to change rwx You don't want to remove permissions; you want to change them: chmod 666 /dev/mixer > Also: hwbrowser> will not open the hardware list to browser. (dev.list.py 1253) > > GnomeCanvas-Critical**file gnome-canvas-path-def.c:line 1142 (gnome-canvas-path-deff-any-closed): assertion path !=null failled. Don't know about that one. > I sure could use some help > > thank you. > > terry Cheers, -- Bob McClure, Jr. Bobcat Open Systems, Inc. robertmcclure@xxxxxxxxxxxxx http://www.cumbytel.com/~bobcatos/ Linux: because I want to get there today. Without rebooting.