No sound after updating to polypaudio

Joe Barnett thejoe at
Tue Feb 15 12:29:13 CST 2005

I'm having the same problems, but I can't even hear gnome sounds (can
you still hear them even after logging out and back in?)....  paplay
/path/to/wav/file works fine, though....


On Tue, 15 Feb 2005 10:17:56 -0600, Santiago Erquicia
<santiago_erquicia at> wrote:
> After today's update to polypaudio I don't have sound anymore.
> Rhythmbox says "Could not open resource for writing".  I still can hear
> gnome sounds though.
> Do I need to apply any change to make it work?
> My soundcard is one of those problematic ones AC97.  I cannot change the
> multimedia default sink to alsa because it says that the resource is
> being used.  This soundcard cannot mix sound on hardware.
> Santiago
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