[Pkg-alsa-devel] Bug#500398: Bug#500398: alsa-base: no sound after upgrade until running alsaconf

Adrian Mariano radian at cox.net
Mon Dec 8 12:07:27 UTC 2008

On Sat, Dec 06, 2008 at 07:00:56PM +0100, Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
> * Adrian Mariano [081205 13:10 +0100]
> [...]
> > Upgrading iceweasel didn't help.  I think that the problem may be
> > caused by flash or some other plugin rather than the browser itself.
> > But once the problem is created, no sound works from the browser.  
> It seems to be a bug in the plugin you use. Could you please sent
> an URI of a "silent" video or sound, so I can verify your bug?
> And please cc to 500398 at bugs.debian.org as well. So your problem is
> documented and traceable.

By "silent" URI you mean one that isn't working?  Right now nothing on
youtube works, so 


is not working.  I get silence for a few moments and then the repeated
noise like a cd skipping, then more silence, and then another segment
of skipping, etc.  

Going to amazon, e.g. 


and trying to play a sound sample gives no sound.  Once the problem
has started, no sound works from the browser, as far as I can tell.  

At one point I thought it had quit working while I was at this site,


meaning that it was working when I went there and then stopped.  I
tried to reproduce that just now  I restarted iceweasel to fix the sound and
went here and played the sounds in various ways, going back, switching
around, etc.  I played both albums simultaneously.  Nothing reproduced
the problem.  I have yet to find a way of actually causing it to

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