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Re: [libvirt] sound does not work for me



On Friday 10 July 2009 10:39:56 Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 09, 2009 at 12:04:53PM -0400, Gene Czarcinski wrote:
> > I must must be doing something wrong because all the messages, etc. I
> > have found says that sound works for guests.
> >
> > I let the guest's virtual sound device default to ES1370.
> >
> > I have tried f11 32 bit, f11 64 bit, and win2k and sound just does not
> > work for any of them.
> >
> > I tried this with F11 64 bit host (libvirt 0.6.2) and a different F11 64
> > bit host with preview packages installed (libvirt 0.6.5) ... sound works
> > on each of the host system but does not work for an guests.
> >
> > With a F11 64 bit guest, the sound preference applet shows the output
> > device os "null".  Also, doing "lspci" shows NO sound device.
> >
> > OK, what is going on?
>
> The whole backend sound architecture/model for QEMU is more or less
> broken, eg you hve a VNC display and the sound gets played back via
> SDL which is just totally pointless & incapable of integrating with
> desktop sound services. Thus we had to disable it, pending making it
> work properly
>
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=508317

Thanks.  I had searched bugzilla and had not found this one or else I did not 
realize that this was the problem.

Gene


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