Sound card keeps tying up
neil.a.mcleod at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 02:14:00 UTC 2007
Sound works on my system, except some programs seem to "hog" the soundcard.
(1) I finish watching a video on YouTube. (2) KOrganizer produces a beep to
alert me of something. (3) I go to another YouTube video, but the sound now
doesn't work. (4) I have to close Firefox, execute "killall esd", and then
restart Firefox to be able to hear sound in the YouTube video.
What I've tried:
-Unchecking "Enable software sound mixing (ESD)"
-Changing my mozilla-firefoxrc to read FIREFOX_DSP="none"
Neither of these worked (although I haven't restarted my system yet).
My sound card is an Intel 82801DB-ICH4. I'm running Ubuntu 6.06 on a
Any ideas on how to fix this so that I can use multiple sound-using programs
at the same time and not have to keep killing programs?
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the ubuntu-users