[arch-general] no sound coming from speakers after update

Madhurya Kakati mkakati2805 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 9 13:09:07 EDT 2011

On Sunday, October 9, 2011, Martti Kühne wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 9, 2011 at 7:02 PM, Madhurya Kakati <mkakati2805 at gmail.com<javascript:;>>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I ran pacman -Syu just now after a gap of almost 3 weeks. After the
> update I
> > restarted my system and now I can't play audio. Even mpd doesn't start
> up.
> > alsamixer shows Card: PulseAudio and Chip:PulseAudio. Please help me as I
> > can't do work on my computer with listening to music. :( I have
> pulseaudio
> > installed just because gdm needs it. Other than that I use alsa.
> >
> What does your mpd log in /var/log/mpd/mpd.log say?

The last entry in  mpd.log is from 02 oct. I doubt that will help. However
when I try to start mpd I get this error,
[papul at archlinux ~]$ sudo rc.d start mpd
:: Starting Music Player Daemon
 [BUSY] /etc/rc.d/mpd: line 6:  9910 Aborted                 /usr/bin/mpd
/etc/mpd.conf &>/dev/null

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