[pulseaudio-discuss] darkice/icecast issue
tanuk at iki.fi
Wed Jun 25 09:40:26 PDT 2008
On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 07:31:46PM +0300, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 11:24:02AM +0200, Sebastian Wieseler wrote:
> > Hello guys.
> > I've got a question about darkice/icecast together with pulseaudio.
> > How do they work together?
> > The only result of Google was:
> > gst-launch-0.10 pulsesrc
> > device=alsa_output.pci_8086_27d8_alsa_playback_0.monitor ! audioconvert
> > ! vorbisenc ! oggmux ! shout2send ip=example.com port=8000
> > password=hackme mount=stream.ogg
> > But
> > # gst-launch-0.10 pulsesrc
> > ERROR: pipeline could not be constructed: no element "pulsesrc".
> > failed for me. :-/
> > And the ALSA device above is not accepted of the darkice, but I dunno
> > what my device is. :-/
> What do you mean by it's "not accepted of the darkice"? If I
> understand that gst-launch command correctly, it's a
> complete replacement for darkice. If you want to use that
> command, run paman, and see the Devices tab. Under the
> Sources section are the devices that you can use for
Ok, it seems that the command isn't a darkice replacement,
and I was talking about something that I knew nothing
about... Hopefully at least the distinction between pulse
and alsa device names became somewhat clear.
> If you want to use darkice, you don't use that device name,
> because that's a pulseaudio specific name, and darkice
> doesn't seem to support pulseaudio natively. You probably
> need to give the alsa device name somewhere in darkice's
> configuration (I have never used darkice myself). It depends
> on distro whether or not you already have an alsa device
> that uses pulseaudio.
> If your distro has set up alsa so that by default all alsa
> applications use pulseaudio, then a suitable alsa device
> name is "default". Otherwise have a look at
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