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Re: Gnome sound not working, how to troubleshoot?



On Mon, Mar 25, 2002 at 07:09:01PM -0500, stan wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 24, 2002 at 02:49:40PM -0500, Jerome Acks Jr wrote:
> > 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:
> 
> I show one instance of esd runing, when loged inot gnome, it looks like
> "esd -nobeeps", and is owned by the user. If I open a terminal, and kill

When esd is started without "-terminate" option, the next user who logs
in could have playing sounds since sound daemon would still be owned by
prior user.
 
> it, then run esd from the terminal, I get the startup beeps.
> 
> What should I try next?
> 
> 
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