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Re: Can't recover sound

On Wed, Sep 07, 2005 at 09:59:37AM -0400, Michael Marsh wrote:
> Don't know if this helps, but I find that if I've used a java applet
> in Firefox that uses sound, it never releases the sound device.  The
> solution for that has been to quit Firefox and re-start it.  That also
> tends to bring about a speed improvement, since FF's java garbage
> collection seems to be pretty poor.

I don't use Firefox in this particular machine, and don't run java applets
either. It could be that some plugin was launched by Mozilla/Galeon, and
something failed. Sometimes, when I have this sound problem, I exit the
Gnome session and login again, but nothing. I did not do that yesterday,
though. But following the suggestion by someone else, maybe lsof will be
handy next time it happens.


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