[pulseaudio-discuss] My computer thinks I'm schizophrenic, is PA for me?

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Sat Apr 17 08:32:29 PDT 2010

'Twas brillig, and Tanu Kaskinen at 17/04/10 16:28 did gyre and gimble:
> On Sat, 2010-04-17 at 16:42 +0200, Jan Braun wrote:
>> Hmm, why not? I've set up PA as you describe (except for the additional
>> auth-group parameter), and PA is creating entries in /dev/shm , even for
>> other users than "albert".
> Oh, maybe shm does work? I assumed that the logic was that only
> connections from the same user could use shm, but maybe the logic is
> that shm is forcibly disabled only in the system wide mode.

Just because the SHM space is allocated, doesn't mean it's used. I
suspect it's not actually used and the data is being copied around.

Could be wrong tho'.


Colin Guthrie

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