[pulseaudio-discuss] memblock.c: Assertion 'pa_atomic_load(&b->pool->stat.n_imported) > 0' Aborting

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Thu Mar 19 07:27:18 PDT 2009

On Tue, 03.03.09 12:18, Philip Walden (pwaldenlinux at comcast.net) wrote:

> I run pulseaudio for days on end. It drives a house sound system, which  
> plays music and radio to a cron schedule, even when I am away. I have a  
> USB sound card and an internal pci sound device both driven via a  
> combined sink.
> Every few days or so, the pulseaudio server dies with the one of  
> following messages. Logging out-in restores the service. The problem is  
> that I'd like to have it last at least 2-3 weeks.
> localhost pulseaudio[25023]: memblock.c: Assertion  
> 'pa_atomic_load(&b->pool->stat.n_imported) > 0' failed at  
> pulsecore/memblock.c:634, function memblock_replace_import(). Aborting.
> localhost pulseaudio[19753]: memblock.c: Assertion  
> 'pa_atomic_load(&b->pool->stat.n_imported) > 0' failed at  
> pulsecore/memblock.c:188, function stat_remove(). Aborting.
> I have only recently joined the mailing list and I have not seen any  
> threads that deal with this particular problem. Any advice appreciated.

Please provide a full back trace of this issue.


Also, please paste the full output of "ls" in pacmd. I need to know
which PA modules actually get loaded on your machine.


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