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Re: Tried Pulse Audio Again--No Good For A11y

On Tue, 2008-09-16 at 18:05 -0400, Janina Sajka wrote:
> Chuck Anderson writes:
> > On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 02:34:44PM -0400, Janina Sajka wrote:
> > > 5.)	While I paplay, I try to go Ctrl-Alt-F1. While I'm not prevented
> > > from doing so, paplay believes it should pause playing while I'm away
> > > from the gui tty. Now, who's the genius that figured out this "feature?"
> > 
> > That's ConsoleKit deactivating the streams on the non-active console.  
> > This is so mult-user-switching can work and each user can have their 
> > own audio.
> > 
> OK. Thanks for the explanation.
> So, the concept limits audio to a single console, even if the same user
> is logged in somewhere else? I guess running pa as a systen daemon would
> not exhibit this behavior?

Actually, Lennart changed PA to not be strictly per-session, but
per-user, I think. But I don't know the details of how that works.

I've looked into your 'login screen ready' sound problem, and found that
it doesn't work atm due to a pulseaudio bug:


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