Originally Posted by jschiwal
Is your dbus daemon running? If you boot with the noacpi option, that will prevent many services from running.
Try "pactl stat" to verify that the pulse audio daemon is running.
Yep, I reinstalled pulse
I now have no sound in my preferences menu
ohnh@tux:~$ Current events
Current: command not found
johnh@tux:~$ pactl stat
Currently in use: 2 blocks containing 127.9 KiB bytes total.
Allocated during whole lifetime: 806289 blocks containing 1.8 GiB bytes total.
Sample cache size: 0 B
User name: johnh
Host Name: tux
Server Name: pulseaudio
Server Version: 0.9.21-63-gd3efa-dirty
Default Sample Specification: s16le 2ch 44100Hz
Default Channel Map: front-left,front-right
Default Sink: alsa_output.pci-0000_00_06.0.analog-stereo
Default Source: alsa_input.pci-0000_01_08.0.analog-stereo