[pulseaudio-discuss] 'Failed to find a working profile' for firewire sound devices

David Henningsson david.henningsson at canonical.com
Sat Feb 1 02:41:04 PST 2014

On 02/01/2014 09:30 AM, Takashi Sakamoto wrote:
> David,
>> The udev patch looks good to me, except I don't know/remember why FW1814
>> and Projectmix I/O are supposed to be ignored.
> Thanks for your review.
> The entry for FW1814 and ProjectMix I/O is just my test for
> 'PULSE_IGNORE' flag.
> But actually these two devices bring disadvantages to PulseAudio. If
> you're interested, please read these two posts:
> http://mailman.alsa-project.org/pipermail/alsa-devel/2014-January/071873.html
> http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_id=31887146
>> Btw - if you end up uploading your DKMS package to an Ubuntu PPA, maybe
>> you want to upload a patched PulseAudio package there as well, for even
>> easier testing of the complete stack.
> Hm. I should use 'dpkg-divert' for this purpose in 'post-install'.
> Anyway I need a bit time to prepare the packages...

Actually if you split the udev rule into a separate file you can just
ship the extra files together with your DKMS package for easy testing.

David Henningsson, Canonical Ltd.

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