[pulseaudio-discuss] only ALAC! [Was: raop on gentoo+systemd]

SGT. Garcia darwinskernel at gmail.com
Sun Dec 14 08:00:53 PST 2014

On Nov 12  21:17 +0100, Martin Blanchard wrote:
> On Wed, 2014-11-12 at 15:01 -0500, SGT. Garcia wrote:
> > on a different note, there is a huge lag when using mpv to playback
> > audio/video which is a problem because mpv is the main player on this
> > system including web/streaming videos and that where the lag comes into
> > play. i don't think the lag is mpv related and is only a problem for
> > video playback for obvious reasons.
> > 
> > i will be doing some more test tomorrow (next 24 hours) with Ethernet
> > connection to see if the problem is with the wireless connection. broadcom
> > sucks as we all know and this system uses their wl wireless driver which
> > doesn't do 11n despite what it's advertised for...
> RAOP has a ~2sec latency by design. Anyway, the current pulseaudio sink
> does not correctly report this latency. This results in synchronization
> problem between player (mpv here) and output stream. This is a known
> issue; mpv is not to be blamed here, and your network stack is probably
> not either...

network improvement, in this case moving the machine from 2.4GHz channel to
5GHz, did have a slight improvement effect; playing *playlists* (something
like mpv *.flac) is now uninterrupted.

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