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

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Sun Apr 18 20:06:44 PDT 2010

On Sat, 17.04.10 16:42, Jan Braun (janbraun at gmx.de) wrote:

> > My suggestion is basically the same as your option 3, without the double
> > mixing and tcp overhead (I'm not sure whether using the loopback
> > interface has much more overhead than unix domain sockets, though - you
> > still won't be able to use shared memory for audio transport).
> 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".

The PA client libs always allocate their memory from an shm region,
regardless whether it is later used for data transfer or not.


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