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Re: Pulseaudio not restarting after crash



On 10/10/07, Lubomir Kundrak <lkundrak redhat com> wrote:
> It's not a bug that it doesn't restart. Many services don't do so.
> Respawning a dying daemon is not a good idea, because in case of
> exploitation of a security issues, it would effectively defeat
> randomization giving the attacker more tries, etc. etc.

it would be nice if theres something that would notify the user that
pulseaudio terminated (and maybe ask permission to restart it) ...
rather than silently quit and left the users wondering what happened
to their pc sound and started blaming Fedora doesnt work ...

>
> The real problem is the crash. Do you have a core dump? Or at least
> relevant lines from the log file? Are you able to reproduce the problem?
> Please do file a bug in case you do/are.

( I think i should use the term stopped rather than crashed )

I couldnt find the cause of pulseaudio stopping yet .. pulseaudio
suddenly quits on random ..

the last time it terminated, pulseaudio gived out this error

[kagesenshi Hikari ~]$ while true;do pulseaudio ;echo "DIED";done
Soft CPU time limit exhausted, terminating.
E: module-volume-restore.c: failed to open file '(null)': No such file
or directory
DIED

>
> > but the daemon is not running so I had to delete the folder manually ..
>
> This is the following bug:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=299131
> I somehow had to delete that directory manually also, though I don't
> remember the actual setting anymore. Probably it is derived from $USER
> rather than from the effective id and gets created when you start the
> daemon as another user or whatever. It is also a (though pretty low
> severity) denial of service condition.




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