[SDL] prboom and doomsdays sound delay problems?
jcatki at jcatki.no-ip.org
Tue Feb 22 11:39:31 PST 2005
Scott Baker wrote:
> I recently started playing Doom2 on Linux using the prboom engine and
> I've noticed some really strange behavior with the sound. If I start the
> program as a non-root user there is about a 3/4 second delay for all the
> sound effects. If I start the program as room the sound delay goes away.
> I just figured this was a bug with prboom, so I just play the game as root.
that long of a delay is typical when using a sound daemon like artsd or esd.
also, perhaps the daemons have suid privs for the /dev/dsp where the user doesn't
have access directly to the /dev/dsp... so check file permissions.
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