[pulseaudio-discuss] Bogus default port?

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Mon Jan 27 16:58:17 PST 2014

Hi Raymond,

On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 4:47 AM, Raymond Yau
<superquad.vortex2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm using Arch's pulseaudio package, which is currently at upstream
>> commit 09e88de.
>> On my laptop I have speakers and headphones. However, pactl also
>> includes a third port "Analog Output"[0], which (according to
>> alsamixer) behaves the similarly to the headphones port.
>> The problem was that this was being selected as my default port, when
>> no headphones were plugged in. If I plugged in my headphones, I'd get
>> the headphones port, and unplugging them would get me the speakers
>> port (i.e., after plugging in my headphones ones everything is as it
>> should be).
>> I guess the behavior I would expect would be that there should be no
>> "Analog Output" port at all on my system.
>> Is this a known issue, or have I made a mistake in my configuration?
>> Any further information I could provide?
> post the output of alsa-info.sh

The info is here:

> do your laptop have line out jack or line out jack at dock station ?
> Some notebook have headphone, line out , mic and line in jack which can used
> to support 5.1 or 7.1

Nope. I don't have a docking station (nor does my laptop support a
docking station, it as a MacBook Air), and there is only one jack, the
headphone jack, nothing else.



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