[pulseaudio-discuss] Native mythtv backend

Hasse Hagen Johansen hasse-pulse at hagenjohansen.dk
Wed Jul 25 03:27:22 PDT 2007

>>>>> "Lennart" == Lennart Poettering <lennart at poettering.net> writes:

    Lennart> 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?

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

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


There is a patch for mythtv here

It works fine for me :-)

But it would be better to have a "native" pulseaudio backend instead
of using the alsa method?

Hasse H. Johansen

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