[pulseaudio-discuss] First start by gnome-session doesn't honour default.pa?

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Thu Sep 30 00:44:00 PDT 2010

'Twas brillig, and Ng Oon-Ee at 30/09/10 02:50 did gyre and gimble:
> On Wed, 2010-09-29 at 16:00 +0100, Colin Guthrie wrote:
>> I suspect this is something to do with gconf.
>> paprefs just sets some keys in gconf and it's up to module-gconf to
>> actually read and process them.
>> I believe (tho' have not checked) that module-gconf will not wait for
>> gconf itself to be loaded before being considered "loaded" therefore,
>> the set-default-sink combined in default.pa may not work, even if the
>> gconf is available and working.
>> Out of curiosity, does unloading/reloading just module-gconf make the
>> simultaneous output appear? (as opposed to killing the whole of the PA
>> daemon) It's not any more elegant a solution but it does narrow down
>> where the problem lies :D
> Isn't it always this way... now that I want to test that it starts
> working properly every single boot. The next time I see this issue I'll
> be sure to try unloading/reloading module-gconf. Probably a race
> condition of some sort.

hehe, yup! 9 out of 10 problem are solved simply by saying "Hey, this is
weird. Hey, come see this. Look, when I do this, that happe... oh wait
it didn't" :p



Colin Guthrie

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