[MPlayer-users] Sound stop between Ctrl+Alt+Fn and Alt+F7

Alexander Roalter alex at roalter.it
Tue May 21 12:14:15 CEST 2013

Am 20.05.2013 17:43, schrieb Dominique Michel:
> Hi all,
> My dekstop is FVWM-Crystal on gentoo. I have jack that run all the time
> without pa but with the sound aloop module loaded for the alsa
> only programs. mplaer use jack for audio.
> With my precedent graphic card, a hi-end nvidia, all was fine at the
> exception of the noise of the ventilator of this card. I changed it
> for an ATI silent. I really appreciate the absence of noise, but I get
> a new problem:
> When shifting from X to a console with Ctrl+Alt+Fn, the sound
> from mplayer disappear at the same time. It go back only when I shift
> back to X with Alt+F7.
> This must be related to the graphic card. I run it with the ATI fglxr
> driver, and I didn't get this issue with the nvidia card. Also, with
> the new one, the sound from audio only software like alsaplayer is not
> interrupted.
> Are you aware of this problem, and is it something else I can do than
> to report it to AMD?
> Best,
> Dominique

I havea similar issue, but mine was with a geforce card, too.
It manifested in the following way:
- sound through pulseaudio
- when switching from X to the console, no sound
- once I log in the console (as the same user as is running mplayer in 
X, I get sound also in the console


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