Subject: Re: kde3 sound problem
To: None <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/27/2004 23:56:47
In message <>, Rick Kelly writes:
>When KDE3 starts up I get a popup window with:
>Sound server fatal error:
>AudioSubSystem::handleIO: write failed
>en = 3860, can_write = 4096, errno = 17 (File exists)
>This might be a sound hardware/driver specific
>problem (see aRts FAQ)

I just ran into that, too.  I changed the sound selection to esound, 
and it worked.

		--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin,