Intermittent audio errors at login

Rex Dieter rdieter at
Thu May 28 14:45:21 UTC 2009

Mary Ellen Foster wrote:

> I wanted to check if anyone else is seeing this: I'm running Fedora
> 11(-to-be) with (as far as I know) the default pulseaudio
> configuration. Sometimes when I log in -- I'd say over 50% of the time
> but I'm not sure -- everything basically freezes (mouse moves, menus
> work, but nothing starts) for over a minute. Then I get a dialogue box
> titled "Removed Sound Devices" that says:
> KDE detected that one or more internal sound devices were removed.
> *Do you want KDE to permanently forget about these devices?*

In general, the name(s) of devices sometimes change on kernel/driver
updates, and in my experience, it's safe to say "yes" to that question,
else, you'll continue to get it on each subsequent login.

-- Rex

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