[PlanetCCRMA] problems (newbie)

Kjetil S. Matheussen k.s.matheussen@notam02.no
Tue Jul 8 01:28:01 2003

On Tue, 8 Jul 2003, not8ohm wrote:

> hi there,
> first off, thanks for an excellent resource.
> now my problems.  I am a fairly new linux user, and am running rh9 on a
> spare machine with the planet ccrma collection as a test run.  it was
> running ok apart from x logging out every now and then when the alsa
> driver was engaged.  today, however, I have been trying to play my
> playlist in xmms and get no output at all.  in fact, pressing stop on
> xmms quits the application.  it was working before I installed the audio
> apps collection using synaptic.  actually, its all rather messed up now,
> with ardour and timidity not even loading.  is there an obvious cause
> behind these problems, or should i perhpas blow rh9 away and go with 8,
> or even 7.3?

What does /sbin/lsmod tell you? (try to remove all drivers you dont
need). Is there anything interesting in /var/log/messages or
/var/log/XFree86*.log? Also, try searching at www.deja.com with "linux"
and the motherboard/various hardware you are using.