Re: [half-solved] Re: Alsa needs reconfiguration after every reboot
On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 06:18:12PM +0100, Nigel Henry wrote:
> On Tuesday 19 December 2006 17:19, email@example.com wrote:
> > I've just found the reason (at least on my laptop): the problem is with
> > esound package -
> > rover:/home/rover# ps aux | grep esd
> > rover 2655 0.0 0.4 2048 580 ? S 18:39 0:00
> > /usr/bin/esd -nobeeps
> > prevents alsa from working. After alsaconf there is no esd running, but
> > after reboot it appears again.
> > How to disable esd on bootup - I could not deistall the esound package
> > because it suggests to deinstall a gnome-desktop-environment package, and
> > deinstall of esound-common suggests to deinstall a lot of other packages,
> > that I would like to preserve as well...
> > Kind regards,
> > Vladimir.
> Esd should not be being started at bootup, as it's a Gnome thing, but will
> probably be started when you login to Gnome. I can't login to Gnome on Etch
> for some reason.
How strange. I can't log in to anything other than Gnome. icewm is
installed,m is my default window manager, but I get Gnome.