[pulseaudio-discuss] Native mythtv backend

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Tue Jul 24 17:33:36 PDT 2007

On Fri, 13.07.07 11:36, Wade Berrier (wberrier at gmail.com) wrote:

> Are there any advantages for myth to output to pulseaudio directly
> rather than with Myth's alsa to pulse-alsa plugin?

Yes, AFAIK mythv wrongly assumes that every output plugin does memory
mapping. Which the PA plugin does not support, and thus the ALSA
backend for mythv doesn't work at all on PA. 

That was at least true a couple of weeks ago when someone reported
this on the ML.


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