[pulseaudio-discuss] Service File for running in system mode

Florian Lindner mailinglists at xgm.de
Wed Oct 5 16:44:32 UTC 2016


thanks for your input!

Am 04.10.2016 um 22:02 schrieb Felipe Sateler:
> On 4 October 2016 at 14:42, Florian Lindner <mailinglists at xgm.de> wrote:
>> Hey,
>> ok, my working configuration on Arch with pulseaudio 9.0.
>> The unit file:
>> # /etc/systemd/system/pulseaudio.service
>> [Unit]
>> Description=PulseAudio system server
>> After=dbus.socket
> This is redundant, as services by default have an implicit
> After=sockets.target (via basic.target).
>> Wants=dbus.socket
> This is also questionable, as strictly speaking the dbus socket is not
> needed by pulseaudio. If the system has dbus disabled, pulseaudio
> should not pull it in.
>> [Service]
>> Type=notify
>> ExecStart=/usr/bin/pulseaudio --daemonize=no --system --realtime
>> --disallow-module-loading --disallow-exit --log-target=journal
>> [Install]
>> WantedBy=sound.target

Ok, I have removed Wants and After.

> I think it may be a good idea to also enable the socket activation
> (like the user units do).

Ok, so you mean adding a .socket file to that. I will try this later...

Do you have any idea what could be the problem with having the default
sink muted always? (see my other mail in this thread).


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