Sound problems with latest kernel -- formerly a pulseaudio thread but not any more
mstefani at redhat.com
Fri May 1 12:03:41 CDT 2009
Ben Klein wrote:
> 2009/5/1 Susan Cragin <susancragin at earthlink.net>:
>>> I filed ubuntu bug 369762.
>> Ubuntu didn't think much of my bug. They sent me the following recipe to cure it, and marked the bug invalid.
>> 1) Edit /etc/pulse/client.conf, and change "autospawn = yes" to "autospawn = no"
>> 2) `touch $HOME/.pulse_a11y_nostart'
>> 3) `asoundconf list'
>> 4) choose the desired card from the previous command's output, and use `asoundconf set-default-card CARD', replacing CARD as appropriate
>> 5) `killall pulseaudio'
>> mentions a recent kernel patch that routes all audio through pulse. I wonder if this patch is the culprit?
> It mentions a patch, not a kernel patch. I'd be *very* surprised if
> there was anything kernel-side specifically routing audio through
There is a kernel patch to reroute character devices to user space;
afair that patch is already in. The usage example I have seen given for
that patch is to reroute /dev/dsp to pulseaudio.
> pulse. More plausibly, it could be a libasound2 patch or even just a
> hack to asound.conf/.asoundrc.
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