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Re: how is pulseaudio supposed to work?



On Tue, 18.12.07 12:37, Patrice Dumas (pertusus free fr) wrote:

>
> On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 12:00:45PM +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > On Tue, 18.12.07 09:24, Patrice Dumas (pertusus free fr) wrote:
> > 
> > > > It's not that PA doesn't work at all on those special no-X-involved
> > > > setups. The only limitation is that you need to run PA manually in
> > > > such setups. -- No big deal!
> > > 
> > > Is there something like a session pam module planned to start PA to
> > > achieve independence from the the login entry point?
> > 
> > I am not convinced that PAM is the right place to start any daemons.
> 
> But gdm is?

Hm?

gdm will not start PA for the real user that logs in. Just for its own
greeter desktop, so that hotplug works and the whole mess. BTW, the plan is to
make gdm start nm in the greeter, too, to allow networking while noone
is logged in.

Lennart

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