[alsa-devel] Q: Why I do have to restart alsa everytime after a resume from disk/ram ? Is this alsa- or kernel or config related??

Ray Lee ray-lk at madrabbit.org
Mon Dec 14 00:27:48 CET 2009

On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 4:00 PM, Robert Hancock <hancockrwd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/11/2009 03:21 AM, Christian Hartmann wrote:
>> hello list,
>> everytime I suspended to disk or to ram, regardless of the used kernel
>> (git or stable from distri), I must restart alsa to hear sound again.
>> searched google and tried a lot but still the same awful behaviour.
>> Has anybode some suggestions for me? is this alsa related ? or is this
>> a kernel issue which could be dealt here?
> I'm not sure what you mean by restarting ALSA, do you mean reloading the
> audio device module or something?
> You didn't mention which kind of sound hardware you were using either..

Data point: Older versions of PulseAudio are very picky about the
timing data that comes back from ALSA, and throws a hissy-fit and goes
and sulks if it believes it's getting lied to. Perhaps you need to try
upgrading the PulseAudio packages, and try again.

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