[pulseaudio-discuss] No sound

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Mon Aug 27 05:57:58 PDT 2007

On Mon, 13.08.07 20:28, DSK (dsk.in.2007 at gmail.com) wrote:

> Hello all,


>   I am getting the following output from the pulseaudio server with a
> log level of 4 ...
> I: protocol-native.c: Enabled SHM for new connection
> I: client.c: client 3 changed name from "Native client (UNIX socket
> client)" to "pacat"
> D: core-subscribe.c: dropped redundant event.
> I: sink-input.c: created 0 "ALSA/Learning.wav" on alsa_output.hw_0
> with sample spec s16le 2ch 44100Hz
> D: memblock.c: Memory block too large for pool: 1048576 > 16376
> D: memblockq.c: memblockq requested: maxlength=132300, tlength=88200,
> base=4, prebuf=87318, minreq=882
> D: memblockq.c: memblockq sanitized: maxlength=132300, tlength=88200,
> base=4, prebuf=87320, minreq=880
> I: module-volume-restore.c: Creating new entry for
> D: memblock.c: Memory block too large for pool: 65536 > 16376
> D: memblock.c: Memory block too large for pool: 18568 > 16376
> could someone elaborate on the memblock.c error that is being logged ?

This is not an error. It's just debug output (i.e. the prefix "D:"
tells that.)

> I am running pulseaudio version on the ARM OMAP850 platform. also, the
> ALSA util aplay works fine..
> Though this doesnt terminate the daemon or the client , no sound can
> be heard while playing pacat..

> Any idea??

Could you please run this thorugh an strace and see if any data is
actually written to the device?

Also, does playback with other systems work?


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