No Sound after upgrading KDE
list-freebsd-2004 at morbius.sent.com
Sun Sep 26 17:16:58 PDT 2004
On Sunday 26 September 2004 03:48, Christopher Nehren wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-09-25 at 21:37 +0100, R. W. wrote:
> > I recently upgraded to KDE 3.3 (under FreeBSD 5.2.1) and the sound
> > stopped working properly. I hear the tune as KDE starts up, but
> > then there is no sound after that. Multimedia applications still
> > work properly under XFce, it's just KDE.
> I suspect that you may be seeing the same issue that I do when I
> start KDE. Next time you start KDE (after freshly rebooting the
> system or proceeding from a setup where you know sound works
> properly), open a console login somewhere and run the mixer command.
> Note its output: what are the values for the various devices? I've
> seen that, after starting KDE 3.3, all of my mixer devices are set to
> 0 -- thus muted. They're not broken; you just need to manually reset
Thanks, that is the problem.
The trouble is that KDE sets the mixer values back to zero each time it
starts up. I've tried putting the mixer command in a KDE
application-link in ~/.kde/Autostart/, but it seems to be run too
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