[pulseaudio-discuss] sound stopped working

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Wed Mar 26 14:52:40 PDT 2008

On Wed, 26.03.08 22:28, Joerg Beyer (j.beyer at web.de) wrote:

> Lennart Poettering schrieb:
> >>> Please file a bug upstream if you want feedback on it.
> >> it's there:
> >> http://pulseaudio.org/ticket/266
> ...
> > This dump doesn't include any reference to the crash/freeze. Of course
> > I need it from the crash/freeze, otherwise it doesn't help much.
> > 
> I dont know how to do that: my audio stopped working days ago and I have 
> no idea how to get the sound working again.
> it is like a component mutes the sound - and I am looking for a way to 
> debug this: which part fails - the pulseaudio or the alsa backend or 
> something else?
> it may be obvious, but I don't know how to dig into it.

It is nearly impossible to fix a bug that is not reproducable and
where no logs exist of this happening.

The best way to fix this is to enable pa logging (i.e. by using -vv)
and trying to reproduce it. I see no other way here, sorry.


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