No sound on Linux with Squeak2.8

Lex Spoon lex at
Thu Dec 7 23:27:53 UTC 2000

William DeMeo <william.demeo at> wrote:
Each time I try to do anything sound related in Squeak (eg create a
> MIDIPianoKeyboardMorph) I get no sound, only the same cryptic message in
> the shell window from which I launched Squeak:
>   mmap: Input/output error
>   soundcard format = 32

I know you finally got it working, but I just want to mention that
this sounds like the less-portable of the Linux sound drivers on
my web page.  Perhaps ALSA simply doesn't support mmap() on
/dev/dsp, even with OSS compatibility loaded?


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