Sound card keeps tying up
neil.a.mcleod at gmail.com
Wed Jan 24 23:17:02 UTC 2007
Thanks Matthew! That fixed it.
On 1/20/07, Matthew Kuiken <matt.kuiken at verizon.net> wrote:
> Neil McLeod wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Sound works on my system, except some programs seem to "hog" the
> > soundcard. Example:
> > (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).
> > Other information:
> > My sound card is an Intel 82801DB-ICH4. I'm running Ubuntu 6.06 on a
> > Thinkpad T42.
> > 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?
> It's been a couple days, so you may have fixed this already, but if not,
> have you tried aoss?
> Good luck,
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