[pulseaudio-discuss] strange pulse / jack behaviour

Brendan Jones brendan.jones.it at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 08:43:09 PDT 2012

On 10/30/2012 01:46 PM, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> On Tue, October 30, 2012 10:45 pm, Richard Bown wrote:
>> On Tue, 2012-10-30 at 22:05 +1100, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
>>> On Tue, October 30, 2012 8:17 pm, Richard Bown wrote:
>>>> On Tue, 30 Oct 2012 11:16:18 +1100
>>>> Patrick Shirkey <pshirkey at boosthardware.com> wrote:
>>>>> < a large bit of snipping>
>>> Thanks Richard. In this case there is only one device.
>>> My concern here is that I was expecting pulse and jack to automatically
>>> reconfigure if using the dbus option. Isn't that the point of the
>>> module-jackdbus-detect?
>>> It seems to be asking alot of the user (especially those not initiated
>>> in
>>> the audio system) to expect them to find and then disable the offending
>>> module to get things running.
>> You are asking a lot to get the developers of dbus, pulseaudio,
>> portaudio, jack, alsa  all to iron out a few wrinkles.
>> Also you need to be running the latest version of all the apps to make
>> sure that they have not already been sorted, so add the OS version
>> maintainers to the list to keep their packages up to date.
>> Running Debian will not keep you up to date with package changes.
>> Studio64 , one of the debian based DAW  distros is very outdated.
> Debian Wheezy is keeping pace with latest Fedora. It is the Testing
> version of Debian.
> I haven't tried testing this with Fedora 17 yet but my impression is that
> I'm not the only one who is having a difficult time getting
> jackdbus-detect to work as advertised. The last time I seriously checked
> was a few years back and at the time module-jackdbus-detect was fairly new
> so the auto configuration was still being worked on. It seems reasonable
> that by now the kinks would have been ironed out.

FWIW module-jackdbus-detect is working fine with Fedora 17/18 without 
any modification



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