On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 02:49:24PM -0700, Paul Yeatman wrote: > Hi, I tried taking "-terminate" out of my esd.conf. I logged out and > back in. Indeed esd was started by Gnome (as I have sound for Gnome > enabled) and without the "-terminate" argument but Flash would not play > correctly in a browser until I killed the esd process. Have you tried $ esdctl off ? That should have the effect of making esd "shut up", and free up /dev/dsp (might still need -as on esdctl though $ esdctl on should "unmute" esd again... > Once I killed > the process, I could play Flash and applications like xmms would start > their own esd process for sound but system/event sounds (from Gnome > and such) could no longer be heard. Because you killed the original esd, which the gnome panel (and others) were connected to... HTH -- Karl E. Jørgensen firstname.lastname@example.org http://karl.jorgensen.com ==== Today's fortune: You have the body of a 19 year old. Please return it before it gets wrinkled.
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