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Thread: phonon/xine and pulseaudio problem

  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

    phonon/xine and pulseaudio problem

    In an effort to troubleshoot a sound issue, I upgraded to ALSA 1.0.23 and although the upgrade was successful and I have 7.1 pulseaudio sound working, Phonon/Xine greys out the option to use pulseaudio as output bc it thinks it not available. Rest assured PulseAudio is running, Audacious and the ALSA and Pulseaudio tests all work fine.

    I get the sense that this is a timing issue, that Phonon/Xine is checking for available sources before PulseAudio fires off, but I am not sure how to check this, or if this is the issue.

    I am not very familiar w/ Ubuntu start-up other than I know that /etc/init.d/pulseaudio exists and is likely fired off in etc/init.d/rc somewhere, but there is no such entry for /etc/init.d/phonon|xine

    Can anyone suggest a fix, or a troubleshooting method, or verify that this is a known bug? Google searches have been not been that helpful so far.

    I'm using Ubuntu 10.04x64


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2007

    Re: phonon/xine and pulseaudio problem

    What would happen if your hard disk died right now?

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