[Sugar-devel] Fix Sound activity

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Wed Aug 19 04:41:35 EDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 10:34, Daniel Drake<dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> All OLPC OS releases including 8.2.1 have an annoying issue, where
> activities can trash sound mixer settings. The result is that all
> Sugar activities lose the ability to play sound (they are muted) and
> sugar's volume control does not fix it. And unfortunately this becomes
> a very common issue in deployments. Speak, Measure and/or Adobe Flash
> are my key suspects in messing with sound levels.
> Anyway, I've written an activity that restores the PCM mixer, which
> acts as a workaround for this bug. Simply run the FixSound activity
> every time you lose sound.
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/FixSound
> The OS images being deployed in Paraguay and Nepal already have this
> bug fixed, and it is also fixed in the F11-for-XO1 builds that will
> hopefully reach deployment readiness in the not too distant future.

So this is something that can be properly fixed only in the distro level?



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