[ale] aplay runs amok
hbbs at comcast.net
Wed Feb 25 13:28:12 EST 2004
The line in the ps alx output in question is
0 501 17870 2227 16 0 2440 936 - R ? 15:24
On Wed, 2004-02-25 at 10:18, Geoffrey wrote:
> Jeff Hubbs wrote:
> > 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.
> Can you run ps and trace the ownership via pid to the process that is
> invoking it?
> 'ps axl' will provide PPID.
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