[Scottish] ALSA filling up my disk

Philip Ward PhilWard at bigfoot.com
Tue Sep 28 18:57:16 BST 2004

You'll probably get a proper answer, but a quick and dirty solution is 
to make .xsesion_errors a symbolic link to /dev/null.
 From your home directory type:
rm .xsession_errors
ln -s /dev/null .xsession_errors
It will still send those messages, but they won't get written to the disk.


Colin Fraser wrote:

>On listening to streaming audio (BBC radio) with realplayer I'm finding 
>that .xsession_errors is filling up my disk with lots and lots of:
>ALSA lib pcm_hw.c:1055:(snd_pcm_hw_open) open /dev/snd/pcmC0D0p failed: Device 
>or resource busy
>Any ideas how to avoid this?
>Colin (the real one - all the others are imposters!)
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>Scottish at mailman.lug.org.uk

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