[PD] install libraries with apt-get with Pd compiled from source?

IOhannes m zmölnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Sun Jan 25 17:28:59 CET 2015

On 01/25/2015 12:08 PM, Alexandros Drymonitis wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 12:33 PM, Claude Heiland-Allen <claude at mathr.co.uk>
> wrote:
>> On 25/01/15 10:18, Alexandros Drymonitis wrote:
>>> and obviously there's no /dev/dsp
>> Depends on the specific versions on your rPi, but try:
>> add 'snd_pcm_oss' to '/etc/modules' to make it work after reboot
>> 'modprobe snd_pcm_oss' to make it work before rebooting
>> http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=15253
>> or try:
>> install 'alsa-oss' if you haven't already got it
>> run 'aoss pd' instead of 'pd'
>> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/alsa-oss
> This last one did it! Launching Pd with -oss won't work (it can't find

obviously, since "pd -oss" does the same as "pd": it tries using the

> /dev/dsp), but launching it like you suggest "aoss /usr/local/bin/pd"
> outputs audio properly.

you really should avoid using OSS (unless forced to, because your
soundcard only has OSSv4 drivers).
"pd -alsa" to use ALSA directly.
(the hacks mentioned in the other mail really emulate the OSS layer on
top of ALSA...)

the debian packages usually modify Pd so that ALSA is the default (which
is probably the reason why you haven't run into this problem before).


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