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RE: F11 and PulseAudio





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> Date: Sun, 19 Jul 2009 23:06:25 -0700
> From: olivares14031 yahoo com
> To: fedora-list redhat com
> Subject: RE: F11 and PulseAudio
>
>
>>> Before taking a shotgun and killing pulseaudio, try to
>> stop it from running and see if the CPU goes back to
>> normal?
>>>
>>> I saw on another list that killing pulseaudio and not
>> removing it should help in some way?
>>>
>>> Hope you can see if that is true if you don't mind of
>> course.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Antonio
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>
>> Yes you are right. Problem is that pulseaudio is always
>> started automatically.
>>
>> I would like to stop that from hapening.
>> Also, I discovered that the media players themselves in
>> FC11 are compiled
>> to run with pulseaudio. To wit:
>> yum install mplayer gnome-mplayer mplayer-gui
>> gnome-mplayer-minimal gnome-mplayer-nautilus
>> gnome-mplayer-common mplayer-doc
>> Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit
>> Setting up Install Process
>> Resolving Dependencies
>> --> Running transaction check
>> ---> Package gnome-mplayer.i586 0:0.9.6-1.fc11 set to be
>> updated
>> ---> Package gnome-mplayer-common.i586 0:0.9.6-1.fc11
>> set to be updated
>> ---> Package gnome-mplayer-minimal.i586 0:0.9.6-1.fc11
>> set to be updated
>> ---> Package gnome-mplayer-nautilus.i586 0:0.9.6-1.fc11
>> set to be updated
>> ---> Package mplayer.i586 0:1.0-0.109.20090329svn.fc11
>> set to be updated
>> --> Processing Dependency: libpulse.so.0(PULSE_0) for
>> package: mplayer-1.0-0.109.20090329svn.fc11.i586
>> --> Processing Dependency: libpulse.so.0 for package:
>> mplayer-1.0-0.109.20090329svn.fc11.i586
>> ---> Package mplayer-doc.i586
>> 0:1.0-0.109.20090329svn.fc11 set to be updated
>> ---> Package mplayer-gui.i586
>> 0:1.0-0.109.20090329svn.fc11 set to be updated
>> --> Running transaction check
>> ---> Package pulseaudio-libs.i586 0:0.9.15-14.fc11 set
>> to be updated
>> --> Finished Dependency Resolution
>>
>> So, how do I tell mplayer and other media players to NOT
>> use pulseaudio?
>>
>>
>> _________________________________________________________________
>
> Two or more ways
>
> 1)
> $ pulseaudio -k
> from man
> -k --kill Kill a running daemon
>
> 2) in ~/.mplayer/config
>
> add a line
> ao = alsa
>
> 3) or from command line switch
>
> $ mplayer options -ao alsa
>
> directly use alsa instead of ao=pulse
>
> I have noticed that if I install mplayer via rpmfusion or other repo, it(mplayer) uses pulse by default, but if I compile from source it uses the
> best -ao option available. Just an observation.
>
> Hope this helps in some way.
>
> Regards,
>
> Antonio
>
>
>
>
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Thanx!! ao = alsa did it. Appreciate the tips. Pulseaudio daemon is no longer running.

Cheers,

MM

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