total frustration with sound in Fedora 8

Rex Dieter rdieter at
Fri Feb 8 15:08:45 UTC 2008

Danny Yee wrote:

> I must have wasted three or four hours reading various web pages about
> Fedora 8 sound problems and trying various fixes -- I keep finding
> "solutions" that work for some applications but not others, or work
> for a while and then stop working for no obvious reason.
> * I can't use totem or rhythmbox as they crash, killing firefox and
>   starting gnome-screensaver (and eventually killing by X session)
>   [I'm not using gnome or kde]

What DE are you using?  In particular, which LOGINMANAGER?  (gdm, kdm,
other?).  the login manager is what grants your session rights to session,
devices (audio!), etc...

-- Rex

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