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A fatal segmentation fault error may occur when initializing the open sound system using the soundon script, or when attempting to play audio from an application, or using the osstest facility.

Examine the log file

The first step in diagnosing a segmentation fault error, is to examine the system log files. There may be a clue as to the cause of the error written in the /var/log/soundon.log file.

Performing a system trace