Bug 80505

Summary: esd hangs the whole gnome session
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Sarantis Paskalis <paskalis>
Component: kernelAssignee: Arjan van de Ven <arjanv>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Version: 9CC: hp, wtogami
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Description Sarantis Paskalis 2002-12-27 14:21:12 UTC
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Description of problem:
System description: Athlon based, with on-board audio based on ac97 
codec.
00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8233 AC97 Audio
Controller (rev 30)

(phoebe is the first redhat release with which sound is configured correctly on
this hardware.  I had to install the alsa drivers to get sound enabled on all
releases before)

After trying to play some mp3s on xmms or mpg321 (rebuilt), the esd process
hangs and keeps the whole gnome session hanged.  Mouse and keyboard are dead for
launching new applications.  Running terminals and mozilla windows are
responsive.  (A temporary cure for me is to kill -9 the esd process, and
resurrect the gnome session)
Strangely, .wav files are handled fine by esd.

xmms and gnome-session are ok if I select the OSS output plugin in xmms.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Startup gnome
2. try to play some mp3
3. esd hangs and keeps gnome-session hanging
    

Additional info:

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-01-01 04:18:45 UTC
Sounds more like an issue with the sound driver.

Comment 2 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 15:40:20 UTC
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem
persists.

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/