[K12OSN] LTSP Audio
dahopkins429 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 16:36:13 UTC 2007
Did you try the "ESD can't play sound" fix from
On 3/20/07, Michael <mparic at compbizsolutions.com> wrote:
> No, this is sound in general - have not tried to tackle Flash until
> the system sound is stable. I can sometimes restart the sound (even
> though the artsd daemon is already running) by going to (in KDE)
> Control Center > Sound & Multimedia > Sound System then disabling/
> applying/re-enabling the Sound System then power-cycling the thin
> client. Then I log in, get the KDE intro music and all other system
> sounds. I even get audio from the Windows server when I log into it
> via rdesktop. Log into a different thin client, works fine. Log out,
> log back in, nothing. No system sounds, no Windows sound, and nothing
> changed to the Sound Server. I'm using KDE because the kiosk tool
> allows for good profile and security management (Sabayon on Gnome
> continuously crashed on me), however if Gnome has better sound
> support I will change them over to that and find another profile
> management tool. Thanks for everyone's help.
> > Message: 3
> > Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 08:59:18 -0400
> > From: "David Hopkins" <dahopkins429 at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [K12OSN] LTSP Audio
> > To: "Support list for open source software in schools."
> > <k12osn at redhat.com>
> > Message-ID:
> > <bad371bd0703200559p429e3630p3361061292751929 at mail.gmail.com>
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> > Is this the issue with the /tmp/.esd/socket file being deleted
> > which causes
> > sound in flash to stop? Flash requires that /tmp/.esd/socket exist.
> > Sincerely,
> > Dave Hopkins
> > On 3/20/07, Michael Paric <mparic at compbizsolutions.com> wrote:
> >> I have set up a continuation high school with a K12LTSP v5
> >> network (50
> >> clients, 1 PDC for /homes and LDAP auth server, 2 thin client
> >> application
> >> servers using KDE), and all is pretty stable except for audio.
> >> Audio *does*
> >> work (even when using Remote Desktop from Linux thin client to run
> >> Windows
> >> apps on W2K3 server), however after a couple hours it just stops.
> >> No errors,
> >> nothing in the logs and the sound server is still running (sound
> >> server can
> >> be restarted with no errors). Loaded the latest LTSP 4.2 Alsa/ESD
> >> sound
> >> drivers, but problem persists. As I said, I have had the sound
> >> working, but
> >> it stops and is inconsistent (rebooting servers does not help). Any
> >> information "beyond the basics" to get the audio stable and
> >> consistent?
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