[pulseaudio-discuss] Accessing audio as root

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Fri Nov 27 01:08:58 PST 2009

'Twas brillig, and Markus Rechberger at 27/11/09 05:54 did gyre and gimble:
> right now I'm experiencing that mplayer just mutes after a few
> seconds, when I start up pavucontrol audio starts to work again.
> See this is what I mean when writing about that Pulseaudio does not
> work correctly with most distributions (Ubuntu is known to have
> issues, although pulseaudio is configured to run per user, no other
> process is accessing pulseaudio, nothing is bypassing pulseaudio
> either here).

mplayer -ao alsa? or mplayer -ao pulse? I suspect the former as we're 
currently debugging a problem relating to the alsa-pulse plugin shipped 
in alsa-plugins package. So this is in the process of being solved.



Colin Guthrie

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