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Re: Pulseaudio... again. How to restart it?



On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 11:06 PM, Fernando Apesteguía
<fernando apesteguia gmail com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm having some issues with Pulseaudio (well, I have sound only half
> of the times I boot my system...)
>
> These are the synthoms:
>
> mplayer file1.avi
>
> ....
> AO: [pulse] Init failed: Connection refused
> Could not open/initialize audio device -> no sound.
> Audio: no sound
> ....
>
> I tried with
>
> $ pulseaudio -k
> E: main.c: Failed to kill daemon.
>
> I can't find the pulseaudio process. What's its name? Can I kill it if
> it doesn't kill itself?

Sorry, pulseaudio -D worked.

However, I had sound cause pidgin was playing sounds each time I
received a message, though with an unusual delay (2 - 3 seconds after
the message arrival), so pulseaudio was running. Does -D perform any
kind of forced restart?

Thanks again

>
> Thanks in advance.
>


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