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Old 05-22-04, 04:26 PM   #2
Kamel
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Default Re: Unable to play ET because of sound -- kernel 2.6

most likely something is posessing your sound card -- and most likely it's arts sound daemon (if you use KDE).

the easiest fix for this is to go into control center, click the + next to sound and multimedia, click sound system, and the bottom where it says "auto-suspect sound system if idle for:" set this to 0 seconds.

start up ET (do this by typing et into a terminal window, not by clicking an icon), and see if it works. if it doesn't, paste the error msg here pls.
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hardware murdered so far: geforce 5900u, deceised: sat on it. geforce 6600gt deceised: improperly mounted heatsink. 3 asus a7n8x-e deluxe motherboards, deceised: unsure. mobile amd xp2600 processor, deceised: chipped core due to compusa heatsink. dfi lanparty ultra b, deceised: unsure, third memory bank went out. samsung cd burner 48x40x48, deceised: unsure, will only read pressed cd's very slowly. samsung TH552C dvd burner (dual layer), deceised: same as other samsung . 10gb seagate 5200rpm drive, deceised: tried fixing a pin that was pushed into the drive by inserting an ide cable upside down. 40gb maxtor drive, deceised: maxtor manufacturer. 80gb western digital, deceised: unnatural causes. swan xt10, deceised: brutal pre-meditated murder, even video taped (it wasn't y2k compliant). logitech mx510, deceised: death by electricution. ati remote wonder, deceised: death by electricution.
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