[mythtv-users] mythfrontend 0.22 with PulseAudio
anothersname at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 24 20:53:55 UTC 2009
2009/11/24 Johnny Walker <johnnyjboss at gmail.com>:
> 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.
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>> 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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I guess that the widget on the bottom is the MythTV OSD volume slider?
Which MythTV OSD theme are you using?
Not sure about the other widget, could be many things depending on
your desktop environment.
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