Audio error while playing audio with mplayer in konsole in F17

Rex Dieter rdieter at
Fri Apr 13 12:55:18 UTC 2012

stan wrote:

> I keep getting the error,
> Audio device got stuck!
> when playing audio in konsole using mplayer in F17.  The sound
> continues playing, but I think I hear a slight sound like brushing a
> microphone when this occurs.  It happens fairly frequently, sometimes
> several times within a few seconds, and sometimes it takes a minute.
> I'm not sure whether it is mplayer, alsa, or pulseaudio causing the
> problem.  Anyone have insight on this?

See if it's reproducible in players other than mplayer.  If not, mplayer is 
to blame, else it's most likely something in the audio stack (one usual 
culprit is audio driver).

-- rex

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