[pulseaudio-discuss] combined sink does not work with pulseaudio-dlna

Ivan Kanis ivan at kanis.fr
Tue Feb 7 09:05:17 UTC 2017

February, 06 at 13:24 Tanu Kaskinen wrote:

> On Wed, 2017-02-01 at 09:44 +0100, Ivan Kanis wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am trying to get sound output from the speaker plugged on my computer
>> and the Chromecast audio in the living room.
>> I have launched the program pulseaudio-dlna and I can hear audio on the
>> Chromecast when I select it as playback.
>> Next I run pacmd and type the following:
>> load-module module-combine sink_name=combined
>> slaves=Chromecastaudio4076_chromecast,alsa_output.pci-0000_00_1b.0.analog-stereo
>> In pavucontrol I select the combined sink as playback. I can only
>> hear sound on the computer's speaker.
>> I have attached two screen shots. What's interesting in the output
>> devices tab is that there is activity in the Chromecast sink, the blue
>> line is moving as the music is playing.
>> Does anyone knows why it's not working as expected? Is there a different
>> way to make it work?
> It looks like you've set up it right and it should work... You could
> check that the virtual stream between the combine sink and the
> chromecast sink isn't muted. To do that, select "All Streams" in the
> "Show" drop-down list at the bottom of the "Playback" tab in
> pavucontrol.

Hi Tanu,

I have checked it is not muted. I have tried to mute and unmute just in
case, but still no sound on the Cromecast :( I have attached a snapshot
showing all streams.

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