[ale] aplay runs amok

Jeff Hubbs hbbs at comcast.net
Wed Feb 25 09:21:31 EST 2004

On Wed, 2004-02-25 at 06:12, Geoffrey wrote:
> Jeff Hubbs wrote:
> > On my Mandrake 9.1/KDE machine, aplay seems to take the CPU to 100% even
> > though it's not doing anything.  I can kill it but it restarts after a
> > few minutes.  I can't tell what I might be doing to make this happen,
> > but nothing less than a restart of KDE seems to be required to make it
> > stop and stay stopped.  Anyone know what causes this?
> I wasn't aware of the toy, but I just fired it up with a wav file, no 
> problems.  Are you saying it's just running without being invoked?
> I don't see any kind of daemon option, I don't know why it would be 
> running without being invoked.

Right.  Something's invoking it and it freaks.

- Jeff

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