Sound skipping problems

Sebastiaan van Erk sebster at
Tue Nov 8 09:12:34 PST 2005

Everything is wired properly. The only difference between it working 
properly and not is the kernel patch. I keep switching between a working 
and a patched kernel because I like to work with music on the background 
when I'm not testing patches... ;-)

Sebastiaan van Erk

Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Ariff Abdullah <skywizard at> wrote:
>> On Tue, 08 Nov 2005 14:05:15 +0100
>>> The application does not exit with an error, in fact it just says
>>> that  it's playing. The *ONLY* difference that I can detect is that
>>> there is  no sound coming out of the speakers. Doing a cvsup, make
>>> kernel, reboot  (and nothing else) causes the sound to come back
>>> immediately.
>> How about one of these:
>> 1) hw.snd.slave_enabled -> 0 or 1
>> 2) hw.snd.pcm0.spdif_enabled -> 0 or 1
>> 3) Play anything as many as possible *concurrently* until something
>>   comes up (note: at most you can play 5).
> And before you try all of this: make sure your speakers (the entire playing
> chain) are wired correctly, the volume is turned up, the amplifier isn't
> muted and so on...
> This is not because we think you are dump, it's just because it may be the
> case that your brother (or someone else, who sneaked in) plays some tricks
> with you... people usually feel like fools if this happens to them, but
> don't feel embarased if this is the case, concratulate your brother 
> instead.
> ;-)
> Bye,
> Alexander.

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