[Wlug] Fedora 10 and sound

Tim Keller turbofx at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 19:46:26 EST 2008


You obviously haven't used Fedora enough!

It should be implied that some feature that *just worked* in a prior
release will be broken in some obscure and undocumented
way...

-Tim.


On 12/1/08, Jeff Moyer <jmoyer at redhat.com> wrote:
> Aaron Haviland <orion at parsed.net> writes:
>
>> dulsi at identicalsoftware.com wrote, on Nov 30, 2008 at 17:53 EST:
>>> I don't have a problem with the volume.  The sound just skips.  I
>>> added myself to the pulse-rt group which was suggested on the fedora
>>> forum.  As said on the forum, it improves the situation but does not
>>> make it perfect.  Finally I ended up changing
>>> System->Preferences->Hardware->Sound from Autodetect to ESS Allegro
>>> PCI Allegro (OSS).  Unfortunately the gnome-mplayer doesn't use that
>>> setting and ignores the preferences where you specify the audio
>>> driver.  Running it from the command line with -ao oss works.
>>
>> then maybe try specifying in ~/.mplayer/config:
>>
>> ao=oss
>
> How about just filing a bug?  Call me crazy, but I don't think it's too
> much to ask for the defaults to just work.
>
> Cheers,
> Jeff
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