[CentOS] Reset audio controller w/o rebooting?

John Doe jdmls at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 28 14:27:01 UTC 2009

From: Barry Brimer <lists at brimer.org>
> I have similar problems in CentOS 5.  I disable and enable the flash plugin in
> firefox, and it seems to be corrected.  My problem may be slightly different,
> but this is how I 'fix' the problem.

Same here, flash locks out the audio...
mplayer gives me: Can't open audio device /dev/dsp: Device or resource busy
Closing my browser fixes it...
Maybe I should try with ALSA or ESD instead of autodetect which seems to choose OSS...?



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