audio not present in vmware workstation

Bug #462337 reported by cashmoney on 2009-10-28
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
pulseaudio (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: pulseaudio

Oct 27 18:36:33 ubuntu pulseaudio[1428]: alsa-sink.c: We were woken up with POLL
OUT set -- however a subsequent snd_pcm_avail() returned 0 or another value < mi
n_avail.
Oct 27 18:36:36 ubuntu pulseaudio[1428]: ratelimit.c: 751 events suppressed
Oct 27 18:36:41 ubuntu pulseaudio[1428]: ratelimit.c: 744 events suppressed
Oct 27 18:37:35 ubuntu pulseaudio[1428]: alsa-source.c: Resume failed, couldn't
restore original fragment settings. (Old: 65536/65536, New 1073676288/65532)
Oct 27 18:37:35 ubuntu pulseaudio[1428]: alsa-source.c: Resume failed, couldn't
restore original fragment settings. (Old: 65536/65536, New 1073676288/65532)
...
Oct 27 18:48:52 ubuntu pulseaudio[1489]: alsa-source.c: Resume failed, couldn't restore original fragment settings. (Old: 65536/65536, New 1073676288/65532)
Oct 27 18:48:52 ubuntu pulseaudio[1489]: alsa-source.c: Resume failed, couldn't restore original fragment settings. (Old: 65536/65536, New 1073676288/65532)
Oct 27 18:48:52 ubuntu pulseaudio[1489]: alsa-source.c: Resume failed, couldn't restore original fragment settings. (Old: 65536/65536, New 1073676288/65532)
Oct 27 18:54:25 ubuntu pulseaudio[1489]: ratelimit.c: 515 events suppressed
Oct 27 18:54:30 ubuntu pulseaudio[1489]: ratelimit.c: 667 events suppressed
Oct 27 18:59:04 ubuntu pulseaudio[1489]: ratelimit.c: 746 events suppressed
Oct 27 19:00:40 ubuntu pulseaudio[1489]: ratelimit.c: 647 events suppressed
Oct 27 19:01:14 ubuntu pulseaudio[1489]: ratelimit.c: 678 events suppressed
Oct 27 19:03:28 ubuntu pulseaudio[1489]: ratelimit.c: 263 events suppressed
Oct 27 19:03:33 ubuntu pulseaudio[1489]: ratelimit.c: 787 events suppressed

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
ArecordDevices:
 **** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices ****
 card 0: AudioPCI [Ensoniq AudioPCI], device 0: ES1371/1 [ES1371 DAC2/ADC]
   Subdevices: 1/1
   Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
AudioDevicesInUse:
 USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
 /dev/snd/controlC0: cashmoney 1489 F.... pulseaudio
Card0.Amixer.info:
 Card hw:0 'AudioPCI'/'Ensoniq AudioPCI ENS1371 at 0x2040, irq 16'
   Mixer name : 'Cirrus Logic CS4297A rev 3'
   Components : 'AC97a:43525913'
   Controls : 24
   Simple ctrls : 13
CurrentDmesg: [ 33.700104] eth0: no IPv6 routers present
Date: Tue Oct 27 18:59:36 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release amd64 (20091027)
Package: pulseaudio 1:0.9.19-0ubuntu4
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.48-generic
SourcePackage: pulseaudio
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic x86_64
XsessionErrors:
 (gnome-settings-daemon:1504): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_propagate_error: assertion `src != NULL' failed
 (nautilus:1560): Eel-CRITICAL **: eel_preferences_get_boolean: assertion `preferences_is_initialized ()' failed
 (polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1:1573): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_once_init_leave: assertion `initialization_value != 0' failed
 (nautilus:1640): Eel-CRITICAL **: eel_preferences_get_boolean: assertion `preferences_is_initialized ()' failed

cashmoney (cashmoney) wrote :

What operating system are you using as the host, and how is VMWare attempting to talk to the host's audio hardware, i.e alsa or oss?

If you are using Linux on the host and its Ubuntu, try killing pulseaudio, and running VMWare again.

 affects ubuntu/pulseaudio
 status incomplete

Changed in pulseaudio (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Chris Cheney (ccheney) wrote :

Audio works for me with VMware Workstation 7.0 RC with Ubuntu 9.10 amd64.

cashmoney (cashmoney) wrote :

The host is Windows7. Using alsa to talk to host hardware. Audio works with 9.04 guest.

Luke Yelavich (themuso) wrote :

Did you also install vmware-tools in the guest?

cashmoney (cashmoney) wrote :

used open-vm-tools instead of VMWare supplied vmware-tools

tags: added: iso-testing
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for pulseaudio (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in pulseaudio (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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