[pulseaudio-discuss] pulseaudio seg faults when switching to bluetooth sink on RPi3

John Frankish john.frankish at outlook.com
Mon Mar 20 06:58:24 UTC 2017

> > Using pulseaudio-9.0 and bluez-5.43 and the RPi3 built-in bluetooth
> > 
> > After starting the bluetooth daemon, pairing with bluetooth headphones and
> > setting them as an a2dp sink, attempting to switch the audio stream to Bluetooth results in a seg fault.
> > 
> > What would be the best way to troubleshoot this?
> > 
> This looks like this report:
> Bug#856487: pulseaudio: SIGSEGV upon streaming to bluetooth headset
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=856487
> This would be a bug in libsbc when built for arm.
Indeed - thanks

I had previously built sbc with "-march=armv6zk -mtune=arm1176jzf-s -mfpu=vfp"

After recompiling sbc with "-mcpu=cortex-a7 -mfpu=neon-vfpv4 -mfloat-abi=hard"

..things now work.

The only issue is that the music (mp3) pauses briefly every 5 seconds for the RPi3 to catch up :(

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