Bug 1025962 - sound volume adjust causes "loss of sound device" in applications
sound volume adjust causes "loss of sound device" in applications
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pulseaudio (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Lennart Poettering
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-11-02 09:38 EDT by Brent R Brian
Modified: 2015-02-17 13:59 EST (History)
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Description Brent R Brian 2013-11-02 09:38:07 EDT
Description of problem:

Running AUDACITY while changing volume using mouse wheel on panel icon.  Audacity locks up ... when it finally recovers, if it does, the sound output device is gone.  This happens with free and non-free audacity.

Running VLC while changing volume using mouse wheel on panel icon.  VLC sound starts looping over short section of sound that was most recently played.

Sound settings are not remembered from one boot to the next.

All of this started after a recent update ...

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Open app that uses sound output device
2.  Change the volume
Comment 1 Brent R Brian 2013-11-02 13:45:39 EDT
Another "data point" ... I got an error on the "bluetooth" subsystem


[abrt] blueman-1.23-2.fc17: PulseAudio.py:214:card_cb:KeyError: 'bluez.path'

So I started paying more attention to the sound issues ... sure enough ... turned off the bluetooth radio (usb) and the webcam (usb), which I had noticed blinking on/off, and rebooted.

The problem was gone.  Audacity and VLC both work while adjusting the volume.


btw ... ABRT did not refile the blueman report for fc19 even though the bug was reported against FC17.
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