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Re: how is pulseaudio supposed to work?



On Dec 23, 2007 12:40 AM, Olivier Galibert <galibert pobox com> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 23, 2007 at 12:13:01AM +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > I already wrote multiple times that I am aware that some people would
> > like the music to continue to play while you switch sessions. And I
> > also wrote multiple times that I will eventually add support for that,
> > but it is not high-priority for me.
>
> Eventually, a clear answer to my "Can PA do this?" question.  Thanks.
>
> Now, to be a little clearer: is PA grabbing the device as soon as the
> user session is active, or only when sound needs to be played?  The
> latter would be equivalent to the previous dmix situation.

PA releases the sound devices after being idle for 1 sec (no sound
played for 1 sec)


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