[Scottish] ALSA filling up my disk

Colin Fraser colin.fraser at riverfern.co.uk
Tue Sep 28 19:17:15 BST 2004


Many thanks for that. It's so obvious when you tell me!

On Tuesday 28 September 2004 18:58, Philip Ward wrote:
> 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.
> Phil.
> Colin Fraser wrote:
> >Folks,
> >
> >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?
> >
> >TIA,
> >
> >Colin (the real one - all the others are imposters!)
> >
> >
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