[mythtv-users] Fwd: ALSA surround51: stopped working, device or resourse busy

backuppc at sundquist.imapmail.org backuppc at sundquist.imapmail.org
Sat Jun 21 19:49:45 UTC 2008


> run "lsof | grep snd" or something similar to see what is keeping your
> device busy. 

Thanks, that worked.  It was Firefox.  I had watched a youtube video on
it, maybe that was grabbing the soundsystem.  I closed the youtube tab,
but it was still showing up on the lsof output.  Shutting down Firefox
fixed the problem.

I've been using Linux 12 years now, but that's te first time I've run
across the lsof command.  Thanks.

Jon S.


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