Re: Pulseaudio problems--certain parts not playing
Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 05:24:27AM +0100, Mark McCorkell wrote:
>> I've no handy solution, since after way too much messing around with
>> configuration files, I took the easy option and killed off PulseAudio.
>> IMHO, there are still too many applications that don't work nicely
>> enough with Pulse to make it worth the hassle*.
> How does plain ALSA do with USB audio? I installed Pulse a
> while ago because of problems getting USB audio to work, and
That is the exact reason I started using pulseaudio. It has worked
wonderfully in Testing till about last week or so. An upgrade seems to
have broken its playback my PCI speakers. But if I send the audio to my
USB headset, they appear to be working fine.
As I have said at other times, the ability to 'hot swap' the audio sink
in pulseaudio is a wonderful feature. I struggled a lot to make my USB
headset work with alsa, but IIRC every method involved a kludge and
application restart. PA solved all of that.
Once I got PA working, I have never looked back .... but the current
package in Debian Testing is giving me some problems. I have filed a bug
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