[PlanetCCRMA] pulseaudio successfully banished to the AC97 CODEC?

Julius Smith jos at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Mon Apr 25 22:04:47 PDT 2011

I should have said "the first server wins and the second server 
loses".  The race for me was typically Chrome vs. JACK. - jos

At 09:59 PM 4/25/2011, Julius Smith wrote:
>Yes, I'm using Fedora 14.  I have never seen PA relinquish 
>anything.  My experience is that the first device wins and the 
>second device loses.  Could I have some old configuration stuff somewhere?
>At 09:31 PM 4/25/2011, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
>>On 04/25/2011 08:53 PM, Julius Smith wrote:
>>>I just discovered an apparently valuable utility with the humble name
>>>"Volume Control" at
>>>      Applications / Sound&  Video / PulseAudio Volume Control
>>>There is a Configuration tab where it appears possible to disable
>>>devices by setting them to "off".  I disabled everything but the AC97
>>>CODEC (the little audio chip on the motherboard), and now it appears
>>>pulseaudio is happily using that while JACK uses the EDIROL UA-25EX
>>>(hooked up via USB).
>>>PA/JACK coexistence is peaceful for the time being.  Before, I had to
>>>be careful to start JACK before something like Chrome that used pulseaudio.
>>Is this on Fedora 14? When JACK starts PA should relinquish the 
>>card (and of course nothing will come out of Chrome audio - I have 
>>not tried Chrome myself). What error messages were you getting? 
>>Perhaps Chrome is not using PA for audio? (in that case all bets are off).
>>-- Fernando
>Julius O. Smith III <jos at ccrma.stanford.edu>
>Prof. of Music and Assoc. Prof. (by courtesy) of Electrical Engineering
>CCRMA, Stanford University

Julius O. Smith III <jos at ccrma.stanford.edu>
Prof. of Music and Assoc. Prof. (by courtesy) of Electrical Engineering
CCRMA, Stanford University

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