[pulseaudio-discuss] Make discoverable PA network sound devices available locally results in huge network traffic

Brian J. Murrell brian at interlinx.bc.ca
Thu Jan 20 09:45:39 PST 2011

Maarten Bosmans <mkbosmans <at> gmail.com> writes: 
> Well, that's the static configuration script loaded at the start of
> the daemon. As noted in the comment just above that line, ticking the
> box in paprefs can also load this module.

Oh, well, there you go then.  :-)
> If you are able to stream audio over the network, obviously some
> modules facilitating that are loaded somehow.


> Can you provide the
> output of "pactl list" on both machines (clearly indicating which is
> which)?

laptop (source of audio):

workstation (destination of audio):

> Most helpful would be the output when there is no music playing, but
> you are seeing high network utilisation.

That is the case in those two lists.

> with pactl list, look for a loaded rtp module.

They both appear to have module-rtp-recv loaded.

> That most certainly looks like raw audio bitrate.

Indeed, but what?


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