[pulseaudio-discuss] no output from pulseaudio on embedded arm platform

Arun Raghavan arun.raghavan at collabora.co.uk
Mon Apr 2 21:46:06 PDT 2012

On Tue, 2012-03-27 at 08:28 +0200, Jan Pohanka wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to clarify myself the memory requirements of pulseaudio and how  
> it should be done on embedded system. Actually I have arm based board (TI  
> dm365) with 128MB of RAM. I'm using the most of this memory as buffers for  
> video application so only 54MB are available for the linux.
> When I run pulseaudio -D (with all settings to default) the top command  
> gives me following output:
>    148     1 root     S <  89472 202%   0% pulseaudio -D
> This is just virtual memory, from /proc/meminfo I noticed that pulseaudio  
> uses ~4MB of physical RAM.
> However when I try to run pulseaudio --system it fails on mmap. Does it  
> use the memory in system mode differently?

The actual error message you're seeing would help debug.

-- Arun

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