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Re: Gnome sound not working, how to troubleshoot?

On Fri, Mar 22, 2002 at 07:22:45PM -0500, stan wrote:
> I'm seting up 2 machines, both have working sound, using mp3blaster
> for instance.
> However niether on iringaly had working sounds from Gnome sessions.
> A helpful list member sugested setting esd to SUID root.
> This cured the problem on one, but not the other.
> I can run esd as a user, and I get the startup beeps/ I've checked mixer
> levels, and they are all set to max. Still no Gnome sounds on the second mahcine.
> Where do I go from here?
When you start gnome, does "ps aux | grep esd -" list esd in output. If
not, check /etc/esound/esd.conf to see that it includes:

spawn_options=-terminate -nobeeps -as 5


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