Alsa taking forever to close on shutdown

Paolo paolo2 at
Wed Oct 22 12:03:42 UTC 2008

Matthias Andersson wrote:
> I upgraded to Intrepid Ibex two days ago and since then shutting down
> the computer takes forever and I've noticed it's the ALSA-service which
> takes a really long time before exiting.

I have had the same thing, on and off after some upgrades, since Intrepid Alpha 
6. On my system (MSI Wind) I just press the OFF button until the whole computer 
powers down, and at the next reboot I do a "Recovery Mode" mode. Up till now it 
has always corrected itself.


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