[pulseaudio-discuss] Changing default soundcard on attach/detach of soundcards

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Thu Jul 15 07:35:43 PDT 2010

'Twas brillig, and Colin Guthrie at 08/07/10 10:40 did gyre and gimble:
> 'Twas brillig, and Marco Ballesio at 08/07/10 09:37 did gyre and gimble:
>> Hi,
>> On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 10:59 AM, Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
>>> Now, incorporating what you suggest, I guess I have nothing against a
>>> specific module that actually manipulates a given priority list for you.
>>> e.g. you could have a module-prefer-usb-for-music module that actually
>>> implements your desired behaviour in a purely modular fashion by
>>> automatically rearranging your music priority list for you. Personally I
>>> think most users would not want it, but for those who do they can load it.
>> sorry for jumping in the thread so late, but having worked on
>> something similar I think a suitable project already exists. It is the
>> "resource policy", based on ohm, the git repo is at:
>> http://meego.gitorious.org/maemo-multimedia/ohm
>> Through this tool it's possible to seamlessly handle whatever we can
>> consider a resource (CPU, memory, audio sink/source) depending on the
>> system state, which may change after particular events occur (e.g.
>> audio jack insertion or removal).
>> Many meta-informations like a proper wiki page are missing there
>> though, but still it's worth a consideration imho, as the project can
>> be considered as already quite stable (let's say it's at production
>> level for some targets).
> Thanks for the info.
> I'm actually having a meeting next week to discuss some thing on this
> general topic (loosely speaking) so I'll try and find out a bit more
> about this before then.

Hmm, interesting:

"this project is obsolete and will be replaced with something more
functional in the near future."

Wonder what that "more interesting" project could be!



Colin Guthrie

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