give me back my sound card

lsof /dev/snd/pcm*p /dev/dsp | awk ' { print $2 }' | xargs kill
for when a program is hogging the sound output. finds, and kills. add -9 to the end for wedged processes. add in 'grep ^program' after lsof to filter.
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2010-07-23 20:24:16

What Others Think

Your sound card is fine, you just need to check your process for the right command. It's much more simple when you study it in college or use for that matter. Is it your assignment for classes or you are doing it as your own initiative?
kevintaylor78 · 92 weeks and 2 days ago
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milnerjames · 10 weeks and 3 days ago

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