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Re: Sound works, but not for Gnome



----- Original Message -----
From: "stan" <stanb@awod.com>
To: "Debian User List" <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Friday, March 22, 2002 11:51 AM
Subject: Re: Sound works, but not for Gnome


> On Fri, Mar 22, 2002 at 07:22:16PM +0800, Crispin Wellington wrote:
> > On Fri, 2002-03-22 at 08:04, stan wrote:
> > > I have a woody machine with sound working for things like
mp4blaster,
> > > xwatv, etc.
> > >
> > > However, even though I have "use sound" check in Gonems
configuratior, I'm
> > > not geting it's sounds.
> > >
> > > Sugestiosn
> >
> > Try starting esound as a daemon process. Make sure nothing is using
the
> > sound device and then as root go
> >
> > esd &
> >
>
> Thanks.
>
> A quick ps reveals that esd is already runing:
>
> stan     17623     1  0 Mar17 ?        00:00:00 esd -nobeeps
>
> "stan" is the user that I'm loged intot a gnome session as.
>  And here isa line  form /etc/group
>
>  audio:x:29:stan,sandi
>

hi stan,

Try killing that one and just reloading esd no parameters- it should
play a little intro - if it doesn't - you know esd cant access
something. I have esd set to suid root (maybe unsafe - dont care since
only I use the machine)

HTH,


Shri

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