[chuck-users] fried audio

David Loberg Code d.loberg.code at wmich.edu
Fri Nov 6 12:48:48 EST 2009

I have tried the sudo kill suggestion, below.  It gives me two pops  
with the audio, but doesn't restore anything.  I still have to shut  
down and reboot to get my audio working again.
I have also uninstalled Perian.  Any other tricks?

>> I have been enjoying all of these One-Liners (ChucKles? TweecKs?  
>> ChaiKus?)
>>  http://electro-music.com/forum/topic-13512.html
>> Some of them kill my audio.  Is there a way to clear or reset the  
>> audio engine without rebooting my MacBook?
> It might not be this stuff that fries your Mac, but some sound  
> component in combination with the latest system updates. I had to  
> remove Perian (for which I used a complicated procedure), and apply  
> Combo 10.5.8 (and then do a permissions repair).
> You might try killing off coreaudiod. Do say
>  ps -ax | grep audio
> so see the process number <pid> of coreaudiod, and then do 'sudo  
> kill <pid>'. As it is a daemon, run by launchd (see 'man  
> launchctl'), it will restart immediately. You may also try putting  
> it to sleep, and awaken again.
>  Hans

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