[LAU] Blacklisting a pulse audio device

Bob van der Poel bob at mellowood.ca
Mon Jan 28 01:27:55 UTC 2013

On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 6:10 PM, michael noble <looplog at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 9:49 AM, Bob van der Poel <bob at mellowood.ca> wrote:
>> Does anyone know if it's possible to tell pulse to NOT load a
>> particular device? It'd be nice to blacklist my usb audio and just
>> start that with jack when it's needed. And to have the pulse stuff
>> continue to run to play music, etc.
> Don't know if I understand correctly, but pavucontrol, the pulse gui mixer
> control thingy, lets you choose which devices pulse can use. Working from
> memory as I'm not in front of my linux machine, but it should be the last
> tab.

Yes, but pulse still controls them all. I'd like to tell pulse to
ignore a certain device. But, I can't do that via modprobe stuff since
alsa still need to manage it.

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