Re: XMMS Preferences glitch

On Sunday 10 February 2002 02:34 pm, David Hoover wrote:
> On Sun, 2002-02-10 at 01:54, Bob Giesen wrote:
> >    I've been fighting with my SoundBlaster PCI512, trying to get
> > it to make noise -- any kind of noise, whatsoever -- on my
> > FreeBSD 4.4 box. While trying different things, I found something
> > curious... When I opened the xmms Preferences dialog while
> > running Gnome as a regular user, xmms froze; clicking anywhere in
> > one of its windows caused my PC speaker (the tinny little thing
> > inside the case -- not the ones I _want_ to hear) would beep.  My
> > only recourse was to kill xmms.  If I opened the Preferences
> > dialog as root, I had no problem. I tried it without running
> > Gnome and I had no problem setting preferences as either a
> > regular user or root.
> Are you running with xmms set to be always on top? (Right-click ->
> Options -> Always On Top)
> I've noticed that if I do that, I get the exact same behavior
> you're describing. If I turn that off, the preferences dialog works
> properly. I've been meaning to file a bug about it for a while, but
> in the meantime, if you're seeing the same problem, that hopefully
> is a work-around.

   Your suspicion was correct, David.  Thanks!

"I just bought a Mac to help me design the next Cray." -- Seymoure 
Cray (1925-1996) when he was informed that Apple Inc. had recently 
bought a Cray supercomputer to help them design the next Mac.

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