This sounds like a very useful plugin. Thanks for your work!
On Sat, Dec 26, 2015 at 3:30 AM, Lars Hanisch <d...@flensrocker.de> wrote:
> Hi all,
> While releasing yaVDR 0.6 (blog post will come after the holidays) I
> wrote a little plugin called pulsecontrol:
> If you use Pulseaudio for audio output, you can change some settings of it
> via the vdr's OSD like moving a sink-input
> between sinks or selecting different card profiles. You can also change the
> passthrough settings of a card.
> If you want to select a specific card profile or sink on vdr's startup, you
> can place a file called "startup.script" in
> the plugin's config directory. The plugin will run it while starting. For now
> only two commands are supported:
> set-card-profile and move-sink-input. But more will come if needed.
> If there are multiple files with the script-extension in this directory you
> can select and run them via OSD.
> Hopefully someone will find it useful. :)
> A hint for pulseaudio-newbies: if you want to use AC3 etc. passthrough over
> hdmi with softhddevice, select the profile
> "output:hdmi-stereo", not "output:hdmi-surround". And don't forget to
> activate passthrough in softhddevice. It's a bit
> confusing to use the stereo-profile, but it's the right one. With Kodi you
> have to select it as well.
> Hint 2: On my Asrock HT330 pulseaudio always forgets the selected profile.
> You can modify /etc/pulse/system.pa (or
> default.pa) for selecting it or the plugin's startup.script. With "svdrpsend
> plug pulsecontrol list-cards" you can
> determine the right card and profile name.
> Bug reports and feature wishes are welcome.
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