systemsettings assert failure: systemsettings: conf.c:1553: snd_config_load1: Assertion `config && in' failed.

Bug #424679 reported by Clay Weber on 2009-09-05
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This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Phonon
Fix Released
High
phonon-backends (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: kdebase-workspace

System Settings crashes when attempting to open the Multimedia section

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: amd64
AssertionMessage: systemsettings: conf.c:1553: snd_config_load1: Assertion `config && in' failed.
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Sat Sep 5 00:36:24 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/systemsettings
Package: systemsettings 4:4.3.1-0ubuntu1
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/systemsettings -caption System\ Settings -icon preferences-system
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-9.29-generic
Signal: 6
SourcePackage: kdebase-workspace
StacktraceTop:
 raise () from /lib/libc.so.6
 abort () from /lib/libc.so.6
 __assert_fail () from /lib/libc.so.6
 ?? () from /usr/lib/libasound.so.2
 ?? ()
Title: systemsettings assert failure: systemsettings: conf.c:1553: snd_config_load1: Assertion `config && in' failed.
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-9-generic x86_64
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

Clay Weber (claydoh) wrote :

StacktraceTop:*__GI_raise (sig=<value optimized out>)
*__GI_abort () at abort.c:92
*__GI___assert_fail (
snd_config_load1 (config=0x0, in=0x20b27d0,
installAlsaPhononDeviceHandle ()

Changed in kdebase-workspace (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
visibility: private → public
affects: kdebase-workspace (Ubuntu) → phonon (Ubuntu)
Changed in phonon (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Changed in phonon:
status: Unknown → New
Prodigal (a-dwilliams) wrote :

Also happens on my AMD64 machine with X86 Karmic installed

Jonathan Thomas (echidnaman) wrote :

As a workaround you can delete your ~/.asoundrc file, which is corrupted/causing this crash.

affects: phonon (Ubuntu) → phonon-backends (Ubuntu)
Changed in phonon:
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in phonon:
status: Confirmed → Unknown
Changed in phonon:
status: Unknown → Invalid
Jonathan Thomas (echidnaman) wrote :

Should be fixed in KDE 4.4.

Changed in phonon-backends (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
Changed in phonon:
status: Invalid → Confirmed
Changed in phonon:
importance: Unknown → High
Changed in phonon:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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