[pulseaudio-discuss] PulseAudio and Network Audio Devices
gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Thu Dec 20 13:41:25 PST 2007
Richi Plana wrote:
> I should probably add that a machine's audio resources only becomes
> available to others if 1) the firewall is inactive, and 2) it doesn't
> "require authentication". But again, it only appears fleetingly.
> So now I've 3 problems:
> 1) How do I reconfigure the firewall so that it will allow PA services?
You need to open port 5353/udp for avahi and port 4713/tcp for pulse.
> 2) How do PA sessions authenticate users?
See the options listed here:
You can use anon or IP based ACL. It can also use X11 based auth but
that's not always super handy.
> 3) How do I make the virtual device actual stick (instead of just
> disappearing like that)?
If this is 0.9.7 then I'm not really sure (as I wrote in my other mail),
but hopfully I misread and you're actually using the 0.9.8 from rawhide
and simply disabling the suspension of the device will work around it
and patching will fix it.
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