[pulseaudio-discuss] pa_mutex_unlock failed, what to do?

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Sat Oct 13 05:24:55 PDT 2007

On Fri, 12.10.07 21:37, Jim Carter (jimc at math.ucla.edu) wrote:

> pulseaudio dies saying:
> pulseaudio: pulsecore/mutex-posix.c:98: pa_mutex_unlock: Assertion 
> `pthread_mutex_unlock(&m->mutex) == 0' failed.
> This is svn://0pointer.de/pulseaudio/branches/lennart pulseaudio,
> revision 1908 checked out on 2007-09-26.  I did strace and found that 
> before failing to unlock the mutex it did very little, not even reading any 
> configuration files.  (In my message of 2007-10-10 I show the activity 
> between mapping the last library and starting the error message.)  
> Any idea what to do next?

Upgrade your libltdl to something not-broken. 1.5.24 is fine, 1.5.22
is borked.


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