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Re: What's starting esound?



On Mon, 2005-01-24 at 02:13 +0000, Dwaine Garden wrote:
> John Ellson wrote:
> 
> > sean darcy wrote:
> >
> >> top shows 2 instances /usr/bin/esd taking 40% each of cpu.
> >>
> >> /usr/bin/esd -terminate -nobeeps -as 2 -spawnfd 17
> >>
> >> I think this is related to my problem where gnome won't start and 
> >> arts dies.
> >>
> >> What's starting esd? And why doesn't the daemon just go into background?
> >>
> >> sean
> >>
> >>
> > I don't know what starts it, but I was seeing the same problem. My 
> > solution was to "mv /usr/bin/esd /usr/bin/esd.broken"
> >
> > It seems to be impossible to just remove esound because everything, 
> > including that kitchen sink - nautilus, depends on it.
> >
> > John
> >
> I'm seeing the same thing.  When I kill esd, and then later on launch 
> something.  It will restart esd again.  Have to go back and kill it again.
> 
> Dwaine.
> 
Could it be related to shockwave? 

I see a lot of swf (shock wave flash?) processes sitting around after I
have been browsing with firefox. I usually also see an esd process
hanging around at the same time.

They seem to be grabbing my sound, keeping MythTV from being able to
provide audio when I try to watch TV using my PVR-250 TV card.

Thanks,

Jeff


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