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

Georg Chini georg at chini.tk
Sun Jan 2 14:27:07 UTC 2022

On 02.01.22 15:18, Josef Wolf wrote:
> 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.
> Adding
>   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
> syncronize?
There are some sync issues with the combine sink that should be fixed in 
current master.
Do you have a chance to test it? 

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