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Re: Pulseaudio : lots of issues, how can I help?

On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 3:43 PM, Janina Sajka <janina rednote net> wrote:
> The problems we have right now are sufficiently sever to be
> showstoppers. At the SpeakupModified.Org we recommend disabling
> pulseaudio. As things stand in F-9, one gets no audio until after a user
> logs in on the GUI. So, how are those who need screen reader support
> supposed to use the a11y features of GDM? As it stands, there seems no
> way to get console audio without that GUI login. Also a nonstarter in
> the screen reader user community.

If you want to run terminal applications, can't you just log in to a
full screen gnome-terminal?

> It seems a useful initial step toward resolution is to run pulseaudio
> as a system daemon, via an init script, /sbin/service, /sbin/chkconfig.
> The trade-offs vs the per user model that F-9 employs are probably more
> than acceptable to most a11y users.
> So, let me simply ask ... Has anyone a working init script for
> pulseaudio as a system daemon? Anything close that we could continue to
> refine as an alternative configuration option for Fedora?

We're going to be removing the legacy non-X system consoles by default
in the long run.

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