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Re: something not right with sound



On Sun, 2007-10-28 at 19:08 -0400, Louis E Garcia II wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-10-28 at 22:58:54 +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > On Sun, 2007-10-28 at 17:41 -0400, Louis E Garcia II wrote:
> > > This is rawhide as of 10/28
> > 
> > > $ alsamixer
> > > *** PULSEAUDIO: Unable to connect: Connection refused
> > > 
> > > alsamixer: function snd_ctl_open failed for default: Connection refused
> > Due to some reason PulseAudio seems not to be running. Please make
> > sure that the "Enable ESD sound daemon" check box in
> > gnome-sound-properties is enabled. If PA fails to start or crashes,
> > please provide me with an output of "pulseaudio -vv".
> > 
> > Also, please file reports like this on bz instead of the ML.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Lennart
> 
> 'Enable software sound mixing (ESD)' is checked 
> 
> $ pulseaudio -vv
> E: main.c: Failed to create '/tmp/pulse-louisg00': Operation not permitted

ok I blew away everything in /tmp and logged back in. I am able to run
alsamixer now. Seems somewhere along the line /tmp got messed up. But I
don't see pulseaudio in ps -A. Should it be running?

On a side note, there was a lot of crap under /tmp. Should it be cleaned
up by itself? 

-Louis


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