[webkit-gtk] Webkit seizes sound device

Philippe Normand philn at igalia.com
Mon Dec 2 08:08:53 PST 2013

On Mon, 2013-12-02 at 08:38 -0700, Jeffrey Barish wrote:

> I run
> cat /proc/asound/card1/pcm0p/sub0/status
> I get "closed".
> I simply navigate to the page about Sousa.  Nothing plays.  When I repeat the 
> above command, I get "PREPARED" (and some other stuff).  I wait.  Nothing 
> plays.  I still get "PREPARED".  I wait some more.  Still nothing plays, still 
> I get "PREPARED".  I navigate away from the page about Sousa.  I get "closed".  
> You might think it's impossible, but I'm telling you what I see.

Have you tried with another webkitgtk-based application such as Epiphany
or Midori?

Perhaps it's actually your media player application that is opening the
soundcard device.


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