[MPlayer-users] alsa 0.9.1- xscreensaver

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Fri Mar 21 09:28:38 CET 2003

On Fri, Mar 21, 2003 at 01:14:08AM +0100, Márton Gábor wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi !
> With -ao alsa9 -stop_xscreensaver mplayer does not close my
> sound device.

It's a known limitation of the broken design of alsa userspace libs,
as well as a bug in xscreensaver which the author refuses to fix. Use
oss emulation (should work just as well) or else killall -9
xscreensaver (preferred).


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