Solution to artsd woes
Hi all. I had the same problem that was reported by several people on this
list with the 2.2 artsd segfaulting.
A fix that worked on my system was to go into the control centre to the sound
server configuration, move to the Sound I/O tab and manually set the sound
My machine uses alsa. The I/O method was initially set to "autodetect" which
caused a crash. Specifically setting it to alsa also caused a crash, but
selecting OSS has proved to be a success. Presumably it's using the OSS
compatibility stuff built into alsa.
Anyway. Bottom line is try manually setting the I/O method to OSS - even if
you use alsa - and see if it works.
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