Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Lie Ryan <lie.1296@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] no sound in firefox java
Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2011 01:02:53
Message-Id: BANLkTin1gBa3ia6nv-WMCFOigz97V9ySnw@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-amd64] no sound in firefox java by Daiajo Tibdixious
> I previously had a problem where the first firefox session > would get sound,
OSS or ALSA? On 18/06/2011 10:03 AM, "Daiajo Tibdixious" <daiajo@×××××.com> wrote:
> If I use firefox-bin (32 bit) or firefox (64 bit) on youtube, I get > sound no problems. > If I run mplayer I get sound also. > If I use firefox-bin with a java applet that plays sound, I get no sound
at all.
> I can't load this applet in firefox, which is why I still use > firefox-bin for it. > > Googling "no sound in firefox java" gives lots of hits, mainly from > people with the same problem. > 1 solution was to "modprobe snd-pcm-oss" which did not help. I.m > fairly sure this is redundant with base layout 2. > > I upgraded the kernel twice, from linux-2.6.36-gentoo-r5 where I > initially had the problem, > to linux-2.6.36-gentoo-r8 and now on linux-2.6.38-gentoo-r6 paying > careful attention to all the sound related configuration options. This > had no effect. > > I've run out of things to try, so I'm asking the list. > > I previously had a problem where the first firefox session would get > sound, but no subsequent application, including firefox would have > sound, in other words the first invocation of firefox would lock the > sound. I could live with that, this current problem is far more > annoying. >