[pulseaudio-discuss] Make paired (but not connected) BT device available as sink?

Josef Wolf jw at raven.inka.de
Sun Jan 2 14:18:02 UTC 2022

On Sun, Jan 02, 2022 at 02:42:42PM +0100, Josef Wolf wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 02, 2022 at 02:02:39PM +0100, Georg Chini wrote:
> > On 02.01.22 12:32, Josef Wolf wrote:
> > >   pactl load-module module-udev-detect
> > >   pactl load-module module-combine-sink slaves=alsa_output.0.hdmi-stereo,bluez_sink.A4_77_58_02_93_FB.a2dp_sink
> > 
> > if you load module-combine-sink without the slaves argument, it should
> > add newly appearing sinks automatically to the combine sink.
> Ah!
> Thanks for the hint, Georg! This works (as far as PA is concerned!)
> Turns out that I mis-interpreted the cause of the problem. The real problem
> seems to lie withhin the BT stack: the BT-speaker will not reconnect
> automatically when libreelec is rebooted.


 systemctl start bluetooth
 (sleep 1; bluetoothctl connect "A4:77:58:02:93:FB") &

to the startup script solved the problem. Thanks!

But there are some noticeable sync-problems (one stream seems to be somewhat
delayed). Is this expected? I thought module-combine-sink would try to

Josef Wolf
jw at raven.inka.de

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