[pulseaudio-discuss] cannot control input devices from pavucontrol + crashes in recording tab

Peter Hercek phercek at gmail.com
Tue Dec 28 14:08:33 PST 2010

On 12/28/2010 10:36 PM, Peter Hercek wrote:
>> If so, then things are all working as expected (albeit with the
>> module-loopback not preventing an idle timeout of the daemon which
>> should likely be addressed somehow - likely a relatively simple patch to
>> module-loopback.c).
> I'm cool with any way which allows me to prevent the server exit when 
> it is used by module-loopback only. It may be done by module-loopback 
> actually telling the server it is being used or it can be done by some 
> switch/option/argument to module-loopback (looks like it is possible 
> to have them so I do not know how to specify it now) or a switch to 
> server or loading some module do-not-exit-on-idle or whatever :-) I do 
> not really care, it just sucks big time when I need to have some other 
> (visible) app using pulseaudio server to keep it running when I need 
> only module-loopback active.

Actually the solution for me should be setting
exit-idle-time = -1
This seems to work.

I still think that module-loopback use should prevent the server from 
exit even when exit-idle-time is a small postive number.


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