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Sound in Debian unstable 64bit broken?

Recently skype stopped working in Debian unstable amd64. It is silent or makes high-pitch buzz. In 64 bit applications such as mplayer sound works

ilyats
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Re: Sound in Debian unstable 64bit broken?

Update -with pulseaudio removed skype works.

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Update 2 - after downgrading PulseAudio from 4.0 to 2.0 sound works. With PulseAudio 4.0 all of skype 4.2, 4.1, 4.0 are broken

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more update - running skype with PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC=30 skype (as suggested at https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/35690 ) makes calls work, (with PulseAudio 4.0 and skype 4.2) but notification sound are not played

ilyats
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Yes, Skype has problems with PulseAudio 3.x and 4.x we are aware of that and we are working to have a fix.

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any update on resolving the issue with pulseaudio 4.x?

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Setting environment variable PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC=30 helps.

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Re: Sound in Debian unstable 64bit broken?

I read about the fix earlier in the thread. Thanks anyway for the reply.

What I was asking if there is any progress on fixing the root cause so no workaround is necessary.

 

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