[pulseaudio-discuss] Help needed configuring Bluetooth speaker with system mode
georg at chini.tk
Sat May 30 02:38:39 PDT 2015
On 30.05.2015 00:47, Northern Lights Info wrote:
> Thanks for the response. If it’s a kernel module issue, which module
> is needed? I haven’t seen any reference to kernel modules on this
> Do you have the required kernel modules installed? "Protocol not
> available" sounds like
> a kernel message. Modules can be found under networking in the
> kernel configuration.
> Okay, I suppose this makes sense
> You don't need to load module-bluez5-device directly.
> module-bluetooth-discover is the only
> module you need to load. module-bluetooth-discover loads then
> module-bluez4-discover or
> module-bluez5-discover depending on your bluez version and that
> module automatically loads
> module-bluez4-device or module-bluez5-device as soon as a
> bluetooth device turns up.
> As to your follow-up of whether or not things work when not logged in
> as root, well, I can’t tell because if I create a user and log into
> it, while PulseAudio launches fine, when I try to run bluetoothctl, I
> get its prompt but then it’s dead in the water and doesn’t respond to
> me typing. Before I learned of the system mode option, I tried
> pulseaudio —start –D when logged in as root. If I quickly run the
> bluetoothctl command sequence, I can connect to the speaker and then
> do pacmd list-sinks and see it. I just doesn’t do the same thing in
> system mode. I get that error. I did try copying my default.pa to
> system.pa but that didn’t help.
states: When in system mode, module loading after startup is disabled
for security reasons, which means: no hotplug handling in system mode
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