[arch-general] Opinions on pulseaudio [WAS: PulseAudio in [testing]]

"Jérôme M. Berger" jeberger at free.fr
Tue Nov 30 20:41:07 CET 2010

Sander Jansen wrote:
> 2010/11/29 "Jérôme M. Berger" <jeberger at free.fr>:
>> Morgan Gangwere wrote:
>>> As well, Pulse still doesn't work on my Alienware laptop. Realtek
>>> chipset, hda_intel picks it up as being generic. things almost work,
>>> except headphones. PA will only let sound go through the front
>>> speakers, while ALSA just has a switch. Its a known WONTFIX bug, too.
> So most likely the driver needs to be fixed instead.
>>        This bug is even worse for me: the only output that PA will
>> recognize on my system is the HDMI output from my *video* card! I
>> don't have any HDMI capable peripheral to even try to hear it! Alsa
>> outputs to my true sound card without any problem...
> You could perhaps file a bug with PA. Or find help on the PA mailinglist.
	I did (well actually, *I* didn't: I went to look and saw that
someone else had already asked). The answer was: "Who is stupid
enough to have more than one sound card anyway?"

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