How to regain /dev/dsp after a application crash?

Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at
Tue Jun 8 19:39:45 GMT 2004

On Tuesday 08 June 2004 20:19, Bjarne Wichmann Petersen wrote:
> Sometimes Kaffeine hangs Konqueror and I need to kill the proces. But after
> that I can't get any sound without rebooting. Every application complaints
> that /dev/dsp is busy/blocked. How do I unblock the device?

Does fstat /dev/dsp* show anything after you kill kaffeine?

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