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Re: Turning off esd

Please note that this problem is addressed in the scripts for the
ALSA sound drivers furnished in the alsa-base package (... get the
latest version).  The package includes a file 
/usr/lib/alsa-base/snd-dev-utils which contains bash functions
which you may find useful.

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> I would like to automatically turn off the Enlightenment Sound Deamon
> (esd) and remove the sound modules before suspending my laptop and turn
> everything back on when resuming. Otherwise sound does not work anymore
> after resuming and I have to reload the modules manually. I tried
> putting "esdctl off; modprobe -r i810_audio, etc." into a script in
> /etc/apm/event.d. However this does not seem to work since esdctl is
> executed from the root account and esd was started from a normal user
> account by Gnome.
> Did anyone already solve this problem? I appreciate all suggestions!

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