[pulseaudio-discuss] 'clicks' in audio and rtp troubles

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Mon May 28 03:15:28 PDT 2007

On Mon, 28.05.07 01:03, joysn at gmx.net (joysn at gmx.net) wrote:

> Hello!
> i just installed pa and played a while with it. i configured it to use
> RT priority and audio plays without problems.
> one thing is, not specific to audio output as it also occurs when no
> application plays music through pa: i can hear a click every few seconds
> but cannot figure out from where it comes. 

Could you please run PA with "-vv" on the command line? Is anything
printed to STDOUT when these clicks happen?

> the second thing is that i could not use a rtp sink. maybe i dont
> understand the rtp modules correct.
> with the rtp (rtsp/sap/...) sink i can output audio to a rtp multicast
> group and play it on another host with a rtp capable audioplayer, e.g.
> vlc or mplayer on an mac os x machine? is this right? if so, how should
> i configure and use that rtp sink?

There is no such a thing as an "RTP sink" in PA. You may however
create a NULL sink and slave an rtp source output to the monitor
source that belongs to it. See FAQ #22.



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