[pulseaudio-discuss] sound stopped working

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Wed Mar 26 16:04:48 PDT 2008

On Wed, 26.03.08 23:56, Joerg Beyer (j.beyer at web.de) wrote:

> onboard sound:
> lspci | grep audio
> 00:04.0 Multimedia audio controller: nVidia Corporation CK804 AC'97 
> Audio Controller (rev a2)
> I have no idea what set this value to 0. As I told before: it happend 
> when I switched from one player (totem) to another (vlc) - only seconds.
> I definitly did not change a mixer value at that moment intentionaly.

If you open a sound card via the spdif: ALSA driver, then this might
result in controls in alsamixer to be toggled. So probably one of your
apps tried to open your device with that prefix.


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