[mythtv-users] Do I really need PulseAudio for

Robin Gilks g8ecj at gilks.org
Sun Feb 23 03:13:15 UTC 2020

> [ FE/BE running 29.1 on Fedora 28 ]
> Is anyone doing simultaneous sound output on Analog and HDMI?
> I have onboard Analog plus HDMI from my nVidia GT-710. I split Analog to
> my
> stereo and the speaker in one monitor. HDMI feeds the other monitor, which
> has
> a pair of speakers off the headphone jack.
> I have been using PulseAudio to do it for a few years, only because I
> couldn't
> figure out how to do it in ALSA from a swirl of different suggestions from
> Google.
> But now I wonder if I can get rid of PulseAudio altogether. My FE/BE only
> does
> MythTV stuff so the PulseAudio stuff might be redundant.
> Is anyone doing similar?

I'd like to something similar - split between HDMI & Bluetooth (for a
headset). Never been able to work it out!!

Robin Gilks

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