How to turn off pulseaudio in rawhide
eiqep_eiwo_y at cox.net
Fri Oct 26 00:40:03 UTC 2007
Chuck Ebbert wrote:
> On 10/25/2007 07:44 PM, stan wrote:
>> I run an app that calls ALSA library functions in order to determine
>> sound hardware characteristics and set sound hardware characteristics,
>> in particular the hardware supported frame rates. Since the latest
>> updates in Rawhide this breaks with the following error message:
>> *** PULSEAUDIO: Unable to connect: Connection refused
>> cannot open audio device "default" (Connection refused)
>> Segmentation fault ( <-- the app generated this)
>> I tried using the kill command with pulseaudio but it won't get rid of
>> it. I tried uninstalling pulseaudio, but it still is there. I went to
>> services to disable it, and it isn't there either. How do I stop it
>> correctly? I didn't actually ask to have it run so I'm not sure why it
>> is running.
>> Can Pulseaudio be configured to allow direct access to ALSA?
>> Can it be bypassed to directly access ALSA while it is running or does
>> it monopolize the sound system?
>> Is this a bug that should be reported upstream?
>> Will removing pulseaudio cause any breakages in applications? i.e. is
>> it optional?
> it's alsa-plugins-pulseaudio that causes the problem...
Thanks for the response. I'll wait till this is fixed and test again.
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