[pulseaudio-discuss] redirect output to headless machine

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Fri Jul 9 06:13:02 PDT 2010

On Thu, 2010-07-08 at 14:59 +0200, Simone Neugierig wrote:
> Ive changed the configs and now there is a network connection from host1 to host2, but if i set sound playback to "pulseaudio sound server" on host1 pulseaudio on host2 exits with:
> pulseaudio 
> I: caps.c: Limited capabilities successfully to CAP_SYS_NICE.
> I: caps.c: Dropping root privileges.
> I: caps.c: Limited capabilities successfully to CAP_SYS_NICE.
> Soft CPU time limit exhausted, terminating.
> E: cpulimit.c: Received request to terminate due to CPU overload.
> W: module-rescue-streams.c: Failed to move sink input 0 "pulseaudio" to auto_null.
> this is maybe because i cant play sound on this machine at all, its a ubuntu server installation.
> after boot the following sound modules are loaded.

The fact that the CPU limit is exceeded indicates a bug in pulseaudio or
the sound card driver. To get some more information, you could enable
more verbose logging by running "pulseaudio -vvvv".

Tanu Kaskinen

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