[pulseaudio-discuss] Make discoverable PA network sound devices available locally results in huge network traffic
Brian J. Murrell
brian at interlinx.bc.ca
Fri Jan 21 10:29:03 PST 2011
Colin Guthrie <gmane <at> colin.guthr.ie> writes:
> I'm pretty sure it is set in pavucontrol (it certainly is in the code I
> have here), but perhaps something is preventing it from working in an
> ideal way.
I suppose that's possible. I'd certainly like to believe that's the case rather
than everything is working as it should and peak readings are taking 5Mb/s (3 in
one direction and 2 in the other) of bandwidth.
> Keep in mind it'll be active for all the vumeters... so that
> is every sink, source, sink input and source output.... all in all
> that's quite a lot of vumeter!
I suppose, if the sample rate were absurdly high. But realistically, a sample
rate of 5-10 per second should be more than sufficient and if you are just
reading integer values, that couldn't possibly account for multiple Mb/s of
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