darinpowers at gmail.com
Sun May 29 16:28:21 PDT 2011
On Sun, May 29, 2011 at 6:19 PM, Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and Aditya Rajgarhia at 29/05/11 20:24 did gyre and gimble:
> > Hi,
> > I borrowed an Airport Extreme device (it's a fairly new version) from a
> > friend with the intent of testing if it works with pulseaudio.
> > The AEX is connected to the network and I can see it using
> > avahi-discover, and also on the "Output Devices" section of "Volume
> > Control" in padevchooser. However, it does not show up in the "Default
> > Sink" section so there is no way for me to select it as the sink. What
> > am I missing here?
> Can you clarify what the "default sink" section is? PulseAudio GUIs are
> generally the domain of the desktop environment which uses it, so this
> could be a GNOME or KDE specific tool.
> > Note that I can use raop_play to play files to the AEX so it doesn't
> > appear to be a connectivity problem on the AEX side.
> > I am using pulseaudio 0.9.22 with the raop and zeroconf modules listed
> > in system.pa. The output of list-sinks in pulseaudio -C does contain an
> > entry for the AEX:
> > index: 4
> > name: <raop.Base-Station-6bded3.local>
> > driver: <module-raop-sink.c>
> > flags: NETWORK HW_VOLUME_CTRL LATENCY
> > state: SUSPENDED
> > suspend cause: IDLE
> > ...
> > module: 30
> > properties:
> > device.string = "169.254.208.42"
> > device.intended_roles = "music"
> > device.description = "ar_airplay"
> > device.icon_name = "audio-card"
> > I tried to manually set the Default Sink to
> > raop.Base-Station-6bded3.local but that didn't work.
> How did you manually set it? And what do you mean by it didn't work? If
> you set the default, does it not show as the default or do you just mean
> that programs are not using it as their default and are still using the
> built in hardware? Keep in mind that the "default" in PA terms is not
> really used unless all other routing options are exhausted. Changing the
> default will not move active streams (well the GNOME GUI does this, but
> it's a not something PA does itself).
> If you could give more details I can advice more.
> Keep in mind that the Airport support is still rather rubbish in lots of
> ways (I say this as the author!) and does still need work. Timing and
> buffering in particular.
> Colin Guthrie
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