ports/50604: portupgrade -R of dia-0.90 fails after today's
cvsup of ports tree
stacey at vickiandstacey.com
Sun Apr 6 17:17:22 PDT 2003
On Mon, 2003-04-07 at 01:04, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-04-06 at 19:47, Stacey Roberts wrote:
> > Still bad news. Here's what I did:
> > rm'd /tmp/.esd*
> > Logged off Gnome
> > Killed pids
> > rm'd ~/.gnome/session
> > Verified no ".esd" or "esd" files exist in /tmp
> > Logged off system
> > Logged back onto system
> > Ran "startx"
> > Response time is good and short
> > No sound
> > Ran that cmd, and got:
> > ~ $ esd -terminate -nobeeps -as 2 -spawnfd 7
> > esd: Esound sound daemon already running or stale UNIX socket
> > /tmp/.esd/socket
> > This socket already exists indicating esd is already running.
> > Exiting...
> > ~ $
> > No difference.., is esd starting somewhere else?
> It shouldn't be. Do a grep -r esd . in ~/.gnome. You should only get
> one hit in sound/system. sound-properties should read sound/system, and
> start esd if start_esd is true. The default is false, so you shouldn't
> get sound, and esd shouldn't start up.
Hang on here...,
I've not got a ~/.gnome/sound/system file.., Its still "moved out of the
Here's what grep'ing returns:
~/.gnome $ grep -r esd .
That's the file to which I moved "system" to so as to get it out of the
My understanding is that I'm disabling esd start up, but moving that
system file out of the way, so that I can run startx without the delay -
then attempt to run esd from cmd line so as to enable sound *after*
successful fast Gnome login..,
If I've got that wrong.., let me know.., Just need to know that we're
both reading from the same page, as it were.
As for what's starting esd.., other than:
~/.gnome $ ps waux | grep -i esd
stacey 41742 0.0 0.2 1232 736 ?? Is 12:42AM 0:00.04 esd
I haven't a clue.., That pid, by the way., appears to be what I ran
after logging in..., that was supposed to have failed!!!!!!!!
> > What else can I check for you?
> Try hunting down what is starting esd. Disable that, and things might
> start to work for you again.
> > Regards,
> > Stacey
B.Sc (HONS) Computer Science
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