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Bug #7820

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Pulseaudio error Failed to open volume database

Added by r a over 5 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
-
Target version:
-
Start date:
2017-01-29
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Estimated time:
Difficulty:
Medium
Tags:
needs-triage

Description

The following error is generated because the permissions on the ~/.config/pulse directory are incorrect, they default to rwx------ which prevents the volume database from being opened.
Resetting the permissions to rwxr-x--- or rwxr-xr-x will correct the issue

Jan 28 13:57:17 tesla pulseaudio1236: [ID 295310 user.error] [(null)] module-device-restore.c: Failed to open volume database '/home/russell/.config/pulse/ce41a7037b30eebdefda138d000000f5-device-volumes': I/O error
Jan 28 13:57:17 tesla pulseaudio1236: [ID 295310 user.error] [(null)] module.c: Failed to load module "module-device-restore" (argument: ""): initialization failed.
Jan 28 13:57:17 tesla pulseaudio1236: [ID 295310 user.error] [(null)] main.c: Module load failed.
Jan 28 13:57:17 tesla pulseaudio1236: [ID 295310 user.error] [(null)] main.c: Failed to initialize daemon.
Jan 28 13:57:17 tesla pulseaudio1233: [ID 295310 user.error] [(null)] main.c: Daemon startup failed.
Jan 28 13:57:19 telsa pulseaudio1270: [ID 295310 user.error] [(null)] pid.c: Daemon already running.

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