[pulseaudio-discuss] How to check visually for XRUNs/drop-out/interruptions and similar in PulseAudio?

21naown at gmail.com 21naown at gmail.com
Thu Nov 2 20:32:56 UTC 2017

Le 01/11/2017 à 10:55, Tanu Kaskinen a écrit :
> On Mon, 2017-10-30 at 15:40 +0100, 21naown at gmail.com wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I would like to know how can I check visually (with an indicator for
>> example) for XRUNs/drop-out/interruptions and similar?
>> I use (on Debian):
>> – pulseaudio (configured to work with jack);
>> – pulseaudio-module-jack;
>> – qjackctl.
>> I know QjackCtl can display the XRUNs but in my mind, it can only
>> display part of the existing XRUNs when it works with PulseAudio, but
>> maybe I am wrong.
> I think QJackCtl shows all xruns that happen in jack. Whether
> PulseAudio is being used or not shouldn't make any difference.
> As for drop-outs in PulseAudio, QJackCtl won't show those, unless they
> also cause xruns in jack. PulseAudio doesn't currently provide any
> mechanism for getting notifications about drop-outs.

Thank you for your answer.

Even in logs (“syslog” if I am not wrong)? Do you think the developers 
can add this easily (for drop-outs and similar)? It would be really 
useful for me, but I hope I am not alone.

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