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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:

[esd]
auto_spawn=1
spawn_options=-terminate -nobeeps -as 5
spawn_wait_ms=100

-- 
Jerome

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