[alsa-devel] Issue with Alsa and PulseAudio
gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Tue Aug 26 17:39:25 CEST 2008
Takashi Iwai wrote:
> There is no alsa-lib code that returns -EPERM by itself.
> Usually this error comes from the ioctl, but in this case, it must be
> from pulse plugin. And, pcm_pulse.c contains no EPERM, it must come
> from the pulseaudio itself.
> So, my rough guess is that PA is running by a different user
> (e.g. root) that doesn't allow you to connect it.
Interesting analysis, thanks Takashi.
Ash, if you want me to help with debugging, I am usually on
#mandriva-cooker and #pulseaudio on IRC (nick coling).
If I don't answer after a ping it means I'm not there!
> Of course, first I'd do is to upgrade alsa-lib and alsa-plugins.
> 1.0.16 is fairly old.
Ash, if you think this would help, I can backport these two packages on
Mandriva for the 2008.1 version but the driver will have to remain at
1.0.16. (actually a current backport would get the 1.0.18rc2's).
And Takashi, do you age faster than most humans? 1.0.17 only went final
few weeks ago!!! (although I accept there have been several good
Tribalogic Limited [http://www.tribalogic.net/]
Mandriva Linux Contributor [http://www.mandriva.com/]
PulseAudio Hacker [http://www.pulseaudio.org/]
Trac Hacker [http://trac.edgewall.org/]
More information about the Alsa-devel