Audio playback problems

crimsun at crimsun at
Sun Oct 16 07:02:54 UTC 2005

On Sun, Oct 16, 2005 at 01:33:02AM +0200, August Karlstrom wrote:
> When I run the sink test I hear a sound in the left channel only (as 
> before). The source test (for OSS) produces no sound.

You didn't happen to manually create an /etc/asound.conf or
~/.asoundrc, did you? If so, move it/them out of the way first.

> With this setting I get an error when I run the test:
>    Failed to construct test pipeline for 'Custom'

Did you remember to uncheck System> Preferences> Sound> Enable sound
server startup?

> Since everything works when I'm superuser the solution can't be that far 
> away. It has to be some file permission issue.

Sounds like a conffile issue.

Daniel T. Chen            crimsun at
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