Question Regarding Sound in KDE

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Thu Mar 17 12:47:59 GMT 2005

On Thursday 17 March 2005 01:26, Ryan Seu wrote:
> Hey guys, I'm not sure if this question belongs in this group so I
> apologize ahead of time if this ends up being an OS issue.
> I'm trying to get the sound working in KDE 3.3 running on freeBSD 5.3.
> I am able to enable sound w/o KDE but when I start the X windows, the
> KDE intro window and sound will come on but the sound would stop half
> way though. I went to the control center to test the sound but nothing
> comes out. When I test the sound driver on terminal emulator, I get
> "driver busy".
> If I start the operating system without sound and enable the sound
> driver AFTER starting KDE in terminal window, the sound works fine.

Do you start KMix on KDE startup (maybe saved in session)?

Because I do and it somehow mutes the mixer despite its controllers shwoing 
sensible values.
If I open the mixer window and move either PCM or speaker controller, output 
volumnes are set to the correct values.

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