Enemy Territory Quake Wars sound works again on Ubuntu Maverick 10.10

As I mentioned briefly before, on Ubuntu Maverick 10.10 /dev/dsp no longer works exist so you can’t simply solve problems with sound lagging behind ( the delay a pulseaudio issue) while playing on ETQW specifying OSS devices at game start with set s_driver oss. The et-sdl-sound trick by¬† Nullkey.ath.cx won’t work with ETQW, there’s no […]

Quake Wars sound delay on Ubuntu

I found my fix without changing pulseaudio configuration (which works fine otherwise) try launching etqw as such: > etqw.x86 +set s_driver oss UPDATE(6/11/2010): on Ubuntu 10.10 the kernel is shipped without OSS support. So unless you are going to compile your own kernel, I suggest you to avoid updating. Good work, Ubuntu, we had 2 […]