[pulseaudio-discuss] rediscovery of tunnel-sink

Thomas Martitz kugel at rockbox.org
Mon Jan 5 06:30:41 PST 2015

Am 03.01.2015 um 23:59 schrieb Jim Duda:
> I am running pulseaudio version 5.0 on stock fedora 20.
> I run pulseaudio on a headless server in system mode (right or wrong).
> I have 3 tunnel-sink modules attached to 3 different remote machines.
> I have all 3 tunnel-sink(s) attached to a combined-sink.
> When the server first starts, all the tunnel sinks work as expected 
> through the combined-sink.  Much goodness!
> When any of the 3 tunnel-sink machines are rebooted, the tunnel-sink 
> stops to the rebooted machine.  I have to reboot the pulseaudio server 
> to get the tunnel-sink to work properly again.
> Is this the expected behavior?
> Should I expect the server to rediscover the tunnel-sink when the 
> machine attached to the tunnel-sink reboots?
> The same think happens when I toggle the "Enable network access to 
> local sound devices" check box in paprefs on the tunnel-sink. When the 
> box changes from unchecked to checked, the tunnel-sink isn't 
> discovered and I have to restart the pulseaudio server.
> I have seen a few postings on the internet in regards to this topic 
> but no obvious solution.  I have search this newsgroup too.
> Is this issue something that might be resolved with tunnel-sink-new?
> Regards,
> Jim

The preferred solution is to use module-zeroconf-publish on the server 
and module-zeroconf-discover on the client(s). See the wiki[1] for details.


Best regards

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