[pulseaudio-discuss] source to sink question.

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at gmail.com
Tue May 11 17:05:19 PDT 2010

On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 8:35 AM, Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and Richard Shaw at 11/05/10 14:12 did gyre and gimble:
>> On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 9:59 AM, Michał Sawicz <michal at sawicz.net> wrote:
>>> Dnia 2010-05-10, pon o godzinie 09:30 -0500, Richard Shaw pisze:
>>>> Is it possible route a source directly to a sink completely within PA
>>>> without affecting other sources?
>>> Check out module-loopback:
>>> http://www.pulseaudio.org/wiki/Modules#module-loopback
>> That looks like exactly what I need but I could use a little more
>> info. The wiki tells me "what" I need to do but there is a severe lack
>> of examples on "how" to do it.
>> Is this something I should be able to accomplish in pavucontrol or
>> configure manually in default.pa? Also, for the sink and source name
>> should I use what I see in "pactl list"? Or would it be better to
>> manually assign sink and source names in case the auto-generated ones
>> change for some reason?
> You just need to load the module:
> pactl load-module module-loopback
> Once it's loaded you can "wire up" the input and output in pavucontrol
> under the Recording and Playback tabs (you may need to change the drop
> downs to show the stream however).

I've already reported this is a bug in the Fedora bugzilla, but as
soon as I run "pactl load-module module-loopback" pulseaudio crashes.
Any ideas? PA version/package is "0.9.21-5.fc12".


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