[pulseaudio-discuss] Hpw to start the pa server

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Mon Apr 12 23:12:13 PDT 2010

On Monday 12 April 2010, Colin Guthrie wrote:
>'Twas brillig, and Gene Heskett at 12/04/10 20:29 did gyre and gimble:
>> draksound, re-enabled, was on before by other means, and enabled user
>> switching.  No sound yet.
>> pacmd.ls.out attached.
>Hmm, what is strange here is that it shows no streams at all - e.g. no
>sink inputs. To back this up, all the sinks are in a suspended state.
>The volumes are all incredibly high - well over the 100% mark. How were
>these volumes set? Most tools only allow volumes up to 150%.
>FWIW, It's generally a bad idea to run PA on top of dmix.
>It would be interesting to see the output of:
> pulseaudio -vvv
>when a detection module is used - you seem to have disabled
>module-udev-detect and manually configured your devices in these examples.
>If possible, can you restore the auto detection (i.e. the default.pa as
>shipped with the package) and provide the above output. (you may have to
>run pulseaudio -k to kill the running PA daemon and if autospawning is
>enabled, it may respawn again very quickly).
>I'm not sure if this well help with the sound playing issue as this
>seems to be failing at the first hurdle - in that it cannot connect. Can
>you explain your user setup. Are you just logging directly as root, or
>logging in as a regular user then trying to play sound? Do really simple
>clients like: paplay /usr/share/sounds/startup3.wav work?
Colin; Th data you asked for exceeded the message size limit by about 140k, 
and is being held by the moderator.


Cheers, Gene
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