[pulseaudio-discuss] Some bogus ports

David Henningsson david.henningsson at canonical.com
Tue Jan 27 05:23:57 PST 2015

On 2015-01-27 08:10, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> On Mon, 2015-01-26 at 05:37 -0500, David Henningsson wrote:
>> On 2015-01-25 13:52, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
>>> Hello.
>>> I have noticed some ports in my "pactl list cards" output, that I
>>> think should not be there.
>>> 1. iec958-stereo-input on my webcam
>> This one is very likely an alsa-lib thing. See
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/alsa-lib/+bug/1002952 for more
>> information.
>>> 2. analog-output on my analog card (because this should be already
>>> covered by analog-output-lineout)
>>> Attached are the "pactl list cards" output and pulseaudio verbose log.
>> Hmm, I thought Tanu fixed a few of these bugs - or were the patches
>> never merged? Tanu?
> The patches were merged, and manual inspection of the path files
> indicates that analog-output should be detected as a subset of
> analog-output-lineout.
> Hmm, looking at cards.txt now, analog-output is only part of profiles
> with the analog-surround-21 mapping. It seems that unlike other surround
> mappings, analog-surround-21 doesn't contain the analog-output-lineout
> path. I don't see any reason why there should be mismatch between 2.1
> and other surround mappings, so either analog-output-lineout should be
> added to analog-surround-21 or removed from the other surround profiles.
> I'm not sure which would be better. If I had to choose, I'd add it to
> analog-surround-21, because I haven't heard any problems regarding the
> lineout path in the other surround mappings.

Good catch. My vote is for adding analog-output-lineout path to the 2.1 
profile. Alexander, does that resolve your problem?

// David

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