[pulseaudio-discuss] SHM Error Messages

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Mon May 5 17:01:28 PDT 2008

On Sun, 20.04.08 21:04, Jim Duda (jim at duda.tzo.com) wrote:

> I don't know what I have done now, but suddenly sound stopped working on 
> my desktop fc8 computer.  I must have changed some setting ...
> I'm getting this message in /var/log/messages whenever I try to play 
> anything.  Can anyone tell me what this message indicates?
>   pstream.c: Recieved SHM frame on a socket where SHM is disabled.

Yepp. this is some issue in PA. I am the one to blame. I think there's
even a bug filed about this. The PA client code makes different
assumptions after auth then the server code does. You probably
triggered this by accessing PA from different user ID?


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