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Bug#453105: general: Gnome + Sound problem

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On 11/27/07 06:45, EagleScreen wrote:
> Package: general Severity: normal
> As users of Gnome should know, in order to enable Gnome System
> sounds (login sound, logout sound, gdm ready sound, click on
> command sound etc..) it is necessary to go to Preferences->Sound
> and enable sounds by software (ESD), and mark for play System
> sounds, and also have gnome-audio installed. The problem is that
> when i enable ESD, many other aplications stop sounding, and if i
> try to play a WAV file with aplay command, it reports to me that
> my audio device is busy. This is my audio device:
> 00:08.0 Multimedia audio controller: Ensoniq ES1371 [AudioPCI-97]
> (rev 06)

With ESD and "Play system sounds" enabled and gnome-audio 2.0.0-2
installed on my 2-week-out-of-date Sid box, Flash animations still
plays thru Iceweasel and music thru gqmpeg.  However "System Sounds"
wav files don't play.  The "Sound Events" test tone even plays while
listening to music.

00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc.
VT8233/A/8235/8237 AC97 Audio Controller (rev 60)

> I think this is a bug of Debian becouse this problem is not
> present in other Linux distributions with Gnome in which ESD and
> aplay work together, and by this i know that my sound card
> support full duplex and can be used by both of them at the same
> time; in addiction in old releases of Debian, i am sure that this
> problem was not present.
> This problem is now pressent in Etch, Lenny and Sid.
> -- System Information: Debian Release: lenny/sid APT prefers
> testing APT policy: (500, 'testing') Architecture: i386 (i686)
> Kernel: Linux 2.6.22-3-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core) Locale:
> LANG=es_ES.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=es_ES.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8) Shell:
> /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

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