Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 144502
output to stderr is lost
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:57 EST
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Description of problem:
To see useful messages like "amixer: Unknown playback setup 'on'.." it
is necessary to run the soundcard config from the command line. All
the output to stderr should be captured and reported in a dialog box,
and all the output of any helper applications should also be captured.
This bug may apply to all the GUI config applications.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have a sound problem like enabled analog/digital output for an SB
Audigy. Any problem that makes amixer print to stderr will probably work.
2. Launch system-config-soundcard from a terminal window. Play the
3. Output (apparently to stderr, could be stdout) only prints in the
terminal. system-config-soundcard does not report any output.
Actual Results: No output reported from the GUI.
Expected Results: GUI should have brought up a dialog box with the