[pulseaudio-discuss] running pulseaudio on embedded device (nslu2)
lennart at poettering.net
Tue May 26 15:00:28 PDT 2009
On Mon, 25.05.09 17:14, bjorn (bjlu9215 at student.uu.se) wrote:
> I finally got pulseaudio working on my nslu2 running debian lenny. At
> first impressions the performance is pretty impressive with regards to
> the limited specs of the platform. (266mhz, 32mb ram, no FPU).
> Installation was _pretty_ straightforward but im now facing some
> pulseaudio specific issues on how to use an embedded platform as a
> pulseaudio sink on a home lan.
> How do I deal with cookies the best way? Im currently running a
> system-wide pulse deamon started at boot. It seems the cookie
> /var/run/pulse/.pulse-cookie is generated every time the machine boots
> and it's pretty inconvenient to have to download the cookie to my clients.
> What's the best solution to this? Is there a way to set a static cookie
> or disable cookies (perhaps not the best solution in terms of security).
Actually PA should be able to resue the cookie file. Maybe your distro
simple cleans out /var/run during boot?
PA probably shouldnn't store the cookie file in /var/run I guess, but
in /var/lib instead. Could you please file a bug requesting that?
Lennart Poettering Red Hat, Inc.
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