Bug in amarok

Ian Monroe ian at monroe.nu
Fri Sep 8 02:53:37 UTC 2006

On 9/7/06, Janek S. / killy9999 <fremenzone at poczta.onet.pl> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having problem with recent versions of amarok and it seems like it's an
> amarok bug, not my system fault (although I can be wrong). Sometimes (quite
> often to be honest) when playing of a new song starts something goes wrong
> and sound device becomes unavailable ("No sound output available. Device is
> busy" - something like this, my translation from Polish). Also no other
> aplications are able to play any sound and I have to restart my system to be
> able to hear any sound again (we'll I can do 'cat /dev/urandom >> /dev/dsp'
> and it produces sound, but that's not exactly what I want ). I don't know if
> amarok has any logs of what he's doing. I wasn't able to find any.
> Here's some info about my system:
> - Suse 10.0 64bit version
> - kde 3.5.4 Level "a"
> - Amarok 1.4.3-14.guru.suse100
> - Amarok-xine 1.4.3-14.guru.suse100  (I'm using xine engine for output).
> - sound module from alsa is ca0106 (for sound blaster audigy se).
> If any more info is needed just tell me and I'll try to provide it.

I'm puzzled to be honest. That sound card does hardware mixing I would think.

Ian Monroe

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