Re: Sleep or Gnome Volume bug?
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Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote:
| I'm not sure whether this will help:
| AFAIK the Volume Control applet is, at least here, connected to
| /dev/mixer ... so if /dev/mixer is stopped, you'll probably have the
| dialog box you've mentioned.
| It should be possible to verify this with a simple
| fuser -v /dev/mixer
| (The Volume Control applet has to be working to verify it)
| If you then see something like that:
| USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
| /dev/mixer <username> 1283 f....
| and then stop the process that is connected to /dev/mixer with a
| kill <PID>
| you'll probably see the Applet's Dialog window you've previously
| At least this is happening here, on
| Titanium IV, unstable, Gnome, and 2.4.24-ben1
| So perhaps something goes wrong with /dev/mixer
| when resuming the machine from sleep.
| If this is true: I definitely don't know how to handle this situation,
| but at least you'd know what the problem is then.
| And Good Luck.
| Best Regards
This little experiment did in fact generate the same behavior.
Stefano Zacchiroli discovered that this dialog box actually appears *as*
the machine enters sleep, not on wakeup, as I had originally thought.
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