[pulseaudio-discuss] Some bogus ports

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 08:07:22 PST 2015

27.01.2015 18:23, David Henningsson wrote:
> 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?

Yes, it does.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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