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Re: audio problem with f8t3

On 10/19/2007 09:58 AM, David L wrote:
> On 10/15/07, Will Woods <wwoods redhat com> wrote:
>> On Sun, 2007-10-14 at 19:26 -0700, David L wrote:
>>> Every once in a while I try to place a call in skype in f8t3 and I get
>>> this error:
>>> Call Failed: Problem with Audio Playback
>> <
> <snip>
>>> killing the pulseaudio app fixes the problem.  I don't remember this
>>> in f7 and I don't know what I'm doing to cause it to start.
>> PulseAudio is the new sound server that's installed and enabled by
>> default for Fedora 8. It handles sound input from esound/arts/ALSA/etc
>> and does fancy mixing and transporting and generally makes sound support
>> totally awesome. You can get more info about it here:
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/FeaturePulseaudio
> On that wiki page, it says:
> "We can always go back to the status quo ante easily. It's just
> a matter of having pa in the default install set, toggling one gconf
> option, and patching a single config file (asound.conf)."
> Are the details of that toggling/patching available anywhere?
> Pulseaudio is just not working on my box.  :(

# yum erase pulseaudio alsa-plugins-pulseaudio
# reboot

fixed it for me...

(It's pretty sad when a sound "upgrade" breaks something as simple
as speaker-test running on the console.)

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