[mythtv-users] mythfrontend 0.22 with PulseAudio
johnnyjboss at gmail.com
Tue Nov 24 20:49:51 UTC 2009
On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 2:46 PM, Another Sillyname
<anothersname at googlemail.com> wrote:
> 2009/11/24 Cool Frood <aaranya+mythtv at gmail.com>:
>>> I didn't see the start of this thread but surely your PA problem only
>>> lasts for the first couple of seconds when you playback a recording?
>>> I never used PA until Fed11 (because frankly it didn't work properly
>>> for me), but now have it setup with MythTV and even have LIRC
>>> controlling the volume within mythtv to a spdif output.
>>> I have no latency issues after the first say 2 seconds of a recording
>>> or video playback.
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>> The problem isn't with MythTV being able to use ALSA while PA is
>> running. The problem is other apps not being able to function
>> properly while MythTV is running. MythTV currently disables PA on
>> startup, so no PA-based app can run while MythTV is running.
>> mythtv-users mailing list
>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Err.....No it doesn't
> What does happen is that MythTV outputs to Alsa (assuming that's what
> you've setup in your settings), you then need to ensure the
> alsa-plugins-pulseaudio (or the equivalent for your distro) is
> installed (and also the pulseaudio-module-lirc or your distro
> eqivalent) if you want to drive volume using your remote.
> So the stepping path for output then becomes....
> MythTV --> ALSA --> Pulseaudio
Hey I had to do this on MythBuntu and now when I press Vol+ or Vol- I
see the onscreen QT at the bottom and some other on screen overlay a
the tope right - some sort of pulse OSD widget that I assume is part
of the XFCE environment. It seems redundant to have them both - does
anyone know how to disable this?
> If PA wasn't working on my system I couldn't control the volume using
> my remote as I had to program it into my .lircrc file to specifically
> drive the PA commands.
> I know I came late to this conversation but if I can help let me know.
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