[pulseaudio-discuss] How to check visually for XRUNs/drop-out/interruptions and similar in PulseAudio?
tanuk at iki.fi
Fri Nov 3 09:05:09 UTC 2017
On Thu, 2017-11-02 at 21:32 +0100, 21naown at gmail.com wrote:
> 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.
Drop-outs are logged, but you need to enable verbose logging.
PulseAudio generates a lot of logs in the verbose mode, I don't know if
you want all that in your syslog. It's possible to set the log target
to a file, though.
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