Sound problems after upgrading

Niels Weber nathelbiya at gmail.com
Thu Dec 20 09:43:18 UTC 2007


Hi Nigel,

2007/12/18, Nigel Henry <cave.dnb at tiscali.fr>:
> On Tuesday 18 December 2007 22:44, Niels Weber wrote:
> > I have troubles with sound after upgrading from F7 to F8 (using the
> > DVD, running 64 Bit). On a second machine, where I did a new install,
> > sound runs fine, so did sound on my main machine while running F7.
> >
> > I tried to match the pulseaudio packages of the upgraded machine to
> > the freshly installed one but that resulted in almost no sound working
> > anymore. So I removed all packages containing pulseaudio in their
> > name. That resulted in a situation where sound works in some
> > applications and not in others.
> >
> > That looks to me as if sound doesn't work when the systems SDL library is
> > used.
> >
> > Does anybody have a solution for this?
>
> I think you need to add a line to ~/.bashrc, to remove the hack that SDL
> programs needed to use pulseaudio. See below.
>
> unset SDL_AUDIODRIVER
>
> Not my fix. Someone else posted it.

Thanks anyway, that unsetting worked. So, now I have my sound back
everywhere and guess I can live with it until I get around to really
get pulseaudio installed.

Thanks,
   Niels




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