[pulseaudio-discuss] main.c: daemon startup failed.

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Mon Apr 14 08:55:06 PDT 2008

On Sun, 13.04.08 13:07, Sean McNamara (smcnam at gmail.com) wrote:

> Hi, comments inline :)
> On Sun, 2008-04-13 at 18:34 +1000, Ben Finney wrote:
> > Tanu Kaskinen <tanuk at iki.fi> writes:
> > 
> > > I believe /var/log/syslog has more error messages.
> > 
> > You're right, thank you.
> When you start PA with --daemonize=true (the default
> in /etc/pulse/daemon.conf), it outputs to /var/log/syslog. If you want
> to see what's going on for a single console invocation of PA, you can
> try
> pulseaudio -vvvv --daemonize=false
> It will then output all the debugging info to the console. The first v
> is for errors; the second, warnings; the third, notices; the fourth,
> debugging. Sometimes two v's isn't enough to get the full picture.

Unless someone played around with daemon.conf -vv is all you need,
it doesn't get any better by passing more v's. "notice" is the
default, and adding one -v will increase the verbosity level by one
step. Hence -v will get it upped to "info" and -vv to "debug". And
ther's nothing btter than debug.


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