Pulseaudio doesn't seem to work in surround/multi-card configuration: (Was: F8/KDE - wrong ownership on all audio devices.)
gilboad at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 22:21:49 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2007-11-16 at 11:40 -0500, Nalin Dahyabhai wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 16, 2007 at 06:16:07PM +0200, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-11-16 at 10:48 -0500, Nalin Dahyabhai wrote:
> > > The pulseaudio changeover didn't affect how permissions were handled --
> > > that was all about moving from using pam_console to letting ConsoleKit
> > > manage it.
> > >
> > > Even though the ownership of the devices is still root, ConsoleKit
> > > should be adding your user to the ACLs on the devices.
> > >
> > > Is the "ConsoleKit" service started? It needs to be running.
> > >
> > > Does running "getfacl" on those devices list you in the entry? If
> > > things are working correctly, it should.
> > Thanks.
> > /dev/snd/*, /dev/dsp and /dev/mixer all have valid ACLs.
> > (user:gilboa:rw-)
> > It looks like a pulseaudio problem.
> > While it does start, I get no sound and older OSS/Alsa application
> > either fail miserably (cannot open /dev/dsp) or stay mute. (amarok over
> > xine)
> Yeah, it does look like something's up with pulseaudio.
> I'm not really well-versed in troubleshooting it, but most of the time
> any problems I've had came from not having the right compatibility
> modules or plugins installed, I suspect because I upgraded.
> It wasn't in the list of packages you listed because it doesn't have
> "pulse" in its name, but do you have the "xine-libs-extras" package
> installed? There's a "xineplug_ao_out_pulseaudio.so" plugin in there.
$ rpm -qa | grep xine | sort
$ locate xineplug_ao_out_pulseaudio.so
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