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Re: [trinity-devel] 14.0.3 corrupts sound destination

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@...>
Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2016 02:26:56 -0400
$SUBJECT appears identical on same machine booted to Jessie/14.0.3, including 
correct (external) speakers used in IceWM session. :-(

Felix Miata composed on 2016-07-16 21:21 (UTC-0400):

> On other PCs with openSUSE (42.1, 13.2 & 13.1) and TDE 14.0.x that have no
> speaker built into the motherboard, I've not experienced $SUBJECT, sound
> simply works as expected. On this PC, a SFF Dell Optiplex 780, aplay and
> speaker-test work as expected whether run in or
>, as does Youtube sound running an IceWM session, producing
> sound from accessory speakers plugged into the green jack, only if a TDE
> session is not running or has not been running since the last instance of
> 'alsactl restore'. Speakers always work as expected in openSUSE Tumbleweed
> running Plasma5 or openSUSE 13.2 or 13.1 running KDE4 (none of which have
> their respective pulseaudio packages installed).

> IOW, TDE redirects sound to the internal speaker that should be going to
> external speakers, only on this one PC. Might there be a fix for this that
> does not involve polluting the installation with the otherwise unnecessary
> Pulseaudio rpm and its deps?

> output of

> Various installed rpms:
> alsa-1.0.29-10.1.x86_64
> alsa-firmware-1.0.29-3.2.noarch
> alsa-plugins-1.0.29-10.1.x86_64
> alsa-utils-1.0.29-9.1.x86_64
> arts-1.5.10-66.2.x86_64
> libasound2-1.0.29-10.1.x86_64
> libpulse-mainloop-glib0-7.0-5.1.x86_64
> libpulse0-7.0-5.1.x86_64
> trinity-arts-1.5.10-14.0.3_1.oss421.x86_64
> trinity-kmix-14.0.3-1.oss421.x86_64
> trinity-libarts-akode-14.0.3-1.oss421.x86_64
> trinity-libarts-audiofile-14.0.3-1.oss421.x86_64
> trinity-libarts-mpeglib-14.0.3-1.oss421.x86_64
> trinity-libarts-xine-14.0.3-1.oss421.x86_64

> (as yet ignored) opensuse mailing list thread (from before I found alsactl
> restore helped outside of a TDE session):
"The wise are known for their understanding, and pleasant
words are persuasive." Proverbs 16:21 (New Living Translation)

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