Disable Pulseaudio

Michel Salim michel.sylvan at gmail.com
Sat Jan 26 00:42:04 UTC 2008

On Jan 25, 2008 7:03 PM, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn
<d.jacobfeuerborn at conversis.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> Since my ICE1712 based card stopped working with recent kernel/pulseaudio
> version I'm trying to move to a plain ALSA setup again until the issue gets
> attention (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=428537).
> I removed the alsa-pulseaudio plugin but now when I try to play a file in
> mplayer or audacious I get the following output:
> alsa-lib: pcm.c:2106:(snd_pcm_open_conf) Cannot open shared library
> /usr/lib/alsa-lib/libasound_module_pcm_pulse.so
> It seems ALSA is still trying to get through pulseaudio but how do I turn
> that off?
That is weird; the /etc/alsa/pulse-default.conf that tells ALSA to use
pulseaudio is part of alsa-plugins-pulseaudio, which you have removed.

Do you have anything in ~/.asoundrc ?


Michel Salim

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