Mark LaPierre wrote: > Hey all. > > This morning I found that my audio playback is randomly sprinkled with > sound skips and dropouts. I went to /var/log/yum.log and found this: > > Feb 09 20:18:22 Updated: lame-3.99.4-2.el6.rf.i686 > > I'm not saying that caused the problem but it's all I could find that > changed. > > When I ls in /dev there is no dsp entry. > That would explain why mplayer Can't open audio device /dev/dsp. > I don't know why there is no /dev/dsp. > MPlayer 1.0rc4-4.4.6 seems you're mixing repos here, that's not the mplayer provided by repoforge AFAIK. this could be part or all of your problem.