what does this mean pulseaudio/aplay-l

Asked by adreignsss on 2009-01-10

adreignss@adreignss-desktop:~$ pulseaudio
W: ltdl-bind-now.c: Failed to find original dlopen loader.
E: pid.c: Daemon already running.
E: main.c: pa_pid_file_create() failed.

does any1 knows how to fix. ubuntu 8.10 dell optiplex gx1.

when i type aplay-l this is what i get
adreignss@adreignss-desktop:~$ aplay -l
**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
adreignss@adreignss-desktop:~$

it doesn't show any devices.
and this is what i get when i

adreignss@adreignss-desktop:~$ lsmod | grep snd
snd_usb_audio 89728 0
snd_pcm_oss 46848 0
snd_mixer_oss 22784 1 snd_pcm_oss
snd_pcm 83204 2 snd_usb_audio,snd_pcm_oss
snd_page_alloc 16136 1 snd_pcm
snd_usb_lib 24192 1 snd_usb_audio
snd_hwdep 15236 1 snd_usb_audio
snd_seq_dummy 10884 0
snd_seq_oss 38528 0
snd_seq_midi 14336 0
snd_rawmidi 29824 2 snd_usb_lib,snd_seq_midi
snd_seq_midi_event 15232 2 snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi
snd_seq 57776 6 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
snd_timer 29960 2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
snd_seq_device 15116 5 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
snd 63268 10 snd_usb_audio,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_hwdep,snd_seq_oss,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device
soundcore 15328 1 snd
usbcore 148848 7 snd_usb_audio,snd_usb_lib,gspca_ov519,gspca_main,usbhid,uhci_hcd

any1 help pleeeease
lol Thanks.

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2009-01-13
nhasian (nhasian) said : #1

pulseaudio never worked right for me until i followed the instructions in this thread to fix it:

HOWTO: PulseAudio Fixes & System-Wide Equalizer Support
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=789578

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