Re: Debugging sound, where do I start?
Thanks for the input. I am logging in using gdm <I assume that autologin
means that one doesn't have to enter uid & passwd> typing in uid and
passwd. I load opl3sa2 as the last entry in /etc/modules. If I login
choosing twm <Xsession in gdm> and from the console type:
Using your advice, I experimented further. I get the sound <provided the
mixer levels are proprely set>. I can do so repeatedly with "impunity".
If I attempt to login to Gnome or KDE the box crashes <kernel and all>
when the respective environements attempt to play their startup sounds.
I tried turning off the startup sounds in both KDE and Gnome, this delays
the failure. I then switched off "esd" for gnome and aRTs for KDE using
their respective configuration tools. This allows me to get into full
Gnome and KDE environments <sans event sounds> and I can play sounds using
"play" from the console.
Any advice on what to do next would be appreciated.
On Sun, 10 Nov 2002, Mark Roach wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 11, 2002 at 02:23:14PM -0500, email@example.com wrote:
> > another console>. My guess is that this happens when either esd <gnome>
> > or arts <kde> load their sound managing utilities.
> > How would I go about tracking down where the problem stems from?
> My first step would be to determine for certain whether the problem is
> esd/arts related. Do you have autologin turned on? esd/arts do not get
> started until someone actually logs in. If this is not the case, try to
> determine exactly where the system hangs, perhaps remove all other
> modules or move the sound modules to the end of /etc/modules. Basically
> you need to isolate the problem.
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