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Bug 321155 - media-sound/phonon-4.4.1 No sound when using PulseAudio with phonon-xine backend
Summary: media-sound/phonon-4.4.1 No sound when using PulseAudio with phonon-xine backend
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] KDE (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo KDE team
: 321003 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Reported: 2010-05-23 10:04 UTC by Fabian Köster
Modified: 2010-05-24 20:16 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Fabian Köster 2010-05-23 10:04:30 UTC
With phonon-4.4.1 and the phonon-xine backend I am having the problem that audio-streams from Phonon-Applications are listed in pavucontrol but there is actually no sound output.

The problem was discussed on the pulseaudio-discuss ML and the solution is given here:

Adding the two patches mentioned there fixes the problem for me.

Please consider including these two patches in Gentoo's ebuild for Phonon 4.4.1 until there is an upstream-version which includes them.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Emerge Phonon with pulseaudio and xine useflags
2. Configure Phonon to use PulseAudio as device
3. Run an application which uses Phonon to output sound (like Amarok)

Actual Results:  
Start pavucontrol and you will see a Audio Stream listed there for the Phonon-Application, but there is neither sound output nor does the volume meter show any activity.

Expected Results:  
There should be sound output.
Comment 1 georgi 2010-05-23 11:22:39 UTC
I can confirm this bug. Ever since upgrading to phonon-4.4.1, I get no sound in either Amarok or JuK, but VLC and Firefox work perfectly.
Comment 2 georgi 2010-05-23 11:57:15 UTC
Sorry for spamming, but I can also confirm the fix given in the link above.
Comment 3 Dror Levin (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2010-05-23 12:09:34 UTC
Added the patches, thanks for reporting!
Comment 4 Fabian Köster 2010-05-23 13:32:34 UTC
Wow, that was fast! 

I can verify that the ebuild in main portage tree does work now. Thanks! :)
Comment 5 Martin Gysel (bearsh) 2010-05-24 07:08:26 UTC
*** Bug 321003 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 6 Nikos Chantziaras 2010-05-24 17:23:47 UTC
I still don't see an update in Portage.  I just synced :-/
Comment 7 Dror Levin (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2010-05-24 20:16:19 UTC
Sorry, I didn't revbump when I fixed it. It's now revbumped with the fix, so just emerge media-sound/phonon-4.4.1-r1. Sorry.