alsa and the Complete Idiot

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Mon Aug 1 00:02:38 UTC 2011

On Sun, 2011-07-31 at 12:05 -0700, Robert Holtzman wrote: 
> On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 12:33:00AM -0400, Ric Moore wrote:
>             ........snip......
> > 
> > This sorta sucks. I would rather this not happen. Does anyone have a
> > clue regarding this? Do I die now? I had been getting some GVFS errors,
> > and one pundit wrote that the fix was to just erase ~/.gvsf and after a
> > reboot it would be settled out freshly recreated. The only problem is
> > that after the re-boot I don't see it being re-created. <swears> 
> > 
> > So, now I don't have that directory at all. Is that something to be
> > missed? Will it come back on it's own or is there some sort of
> > incantation to invoke it into being?
> Hey Elmer,
> I know you know better but I'll say it anyway:
> You never ever ever ever ever delete a file on someone's instruction,
> even if it's from Blessed Linus himself. You *rename* it and if it's not
> recreated per the pundit's advice, you still have the original. 

Heh, it took about a day, but it finally re-created itself. But, you're
right.. I should have moved the directory. So far, the machine seems to
have settled down. Good ole 10.04. My faithful mistress... and the only
one I can afford. :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
Linux user# 44256 

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