Pulseaudio set Kodi sount to 1% each time I change video

Bug #1482411 reported by PEIGNOT Kévin on 2015-08-06
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
alsa-driver (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned
kodi (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

Hi,

here is the bug :

Each time Kodi change the video playing (like coming to next TV show episode), Pulseaudio set Kodi sound level to 1% and I need to go back to pavucontrol to upgrade to 100% each time !

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.04
Package: alsa-base 1.0.25+dfsg-0ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.19.0-25.26-generic 3.19.8-ckt2
Uname: Linux 3.19.0-25-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.17.2-0ubuntu1.1
Architecture: amd64
AudioDevicesInUse:
 USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
 /dev/snd/controlC2: kevin 10243 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/controlC1: kevin 10243 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/pcmC0D1p: kevin 10243 F...m pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/controlC0: kevin 10243 F.... pulseaudio
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Fri Aug 7 00:34:05 2015
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-07-14 (23 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid Vervet" - Release amd64 (20150422)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: alsa-driver
Symptom: audio
Symptom_Card: Audio interne - HDA ATI SB
Symptom_Jack: Grey SPDIF Out, Rear Panel
Symptom_Type: Sound works for a while, then breaks
Title: [System Product Name, VIA VT1708S, Grey SPDIF Out, Rear Panel] fails after a while
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 08/13/2009
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: 0702
dmi.board.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.board.name: M4A77TD PRO
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
dmi.board.version: Rev X.0x
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: Asset-1234567890
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Chassis Manufacture
dmi.chassis.version: Chassis Version
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr0702:bd08/13/2009:svnSystemmanufacturer:pnSystemProductName:pvrSystemVersion:rvnASUSTeKComputerINC.:rnM4A77TDPRO:rvrRevX.0x:cvnChassisManufacture:ct3:cvrChassisVersion:
dmi.product.name: System Product Name
dmi.product.version: System Version
dmi.sys.vendor: System manufacturer

PEIGNOT Kévin (kpeignot) wrote :
Raymond (superquad-vortex2) wrote :

There is no hardware volume control when you use ac3 pass through SPDIF
the volume is controlled by your AC3 digital receiver

index: 2
 name: <alsa_output.pci-0000_00_14.2.iec958-ac3-surround-51>
 driver: <module-alsa-card.c>
 flags: HARDWARE DECIBEL_VOLUME LATENCY
 state: RUNNING
 suspend cause:
 priority: 9958
 volume: front-left: 65536 / 100% / 0,00 dB, front-right: 65536 / 100% / 0,00 dB, rear-left: 65536 / 100% / 0,00 dB, rear-right: 65536 / 100% / 0,00 dB, front-center: 65536 / 100% / 0,00 dB, lfe: 65536 / 100% / 0,00 dB
         balance 0,00
 base volume: 65536 / 100% / 0,00 dB
 volume steps: 65537
 muted: no
 current latency: 96,00 ms
 max request: 54 KiB
 max rewind: 0 KiB
 monitor source: 4
 sample spec: s16le 6ch 48000Hz
 channel map: front-left,front-right,rear-left,rear-right,front-center,lfe
              Surround 5.1
 used by: 1
 linked by: 1
 fixed latency: 96,00 ms
 card: 2 <alsa_card.pci-0000_00_14.2>
 module: 8
 properties:
  alsa.resolution_bits = "16"
  device.api = "alsa"
  device.class = "sound"
  alsa.class = "generic"
  alsa.subclass = "generic-mix"
  alsa.name = ""
  alsa.id = ""
  alsa.subdevice = "0"
  alsa.subdevice_name = ""
  alsa.device = "0"
  device.string = "a52:0"
  device.buffering.buffer_size = "55296"
  device.buffering.fragment_size = "18432"
  device.access_mode = "mmap"
  device.profile.name = "iec958-ac3-surround-51"
  device.profile.description = "Surround numérique 5.1 (IEC958/AC3)"
  device.description = "Audio interne Surround numérique 5.1 (IEC958/AC3)"
  alsa.card = "0"
  alsa.card_name = "HDA ATI SB"
  alsa.long_card_name = "HDA ATI SB at 0xf9ff4000 irq 16"
  alsa.driver_name = "snd_hda_intel"
  device.bus_path = "pci-0000:00:14.2"
  sysfs.path = "/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:14.2/sound/card0"
  device.bus = "pci"
  device.vendor.id = "1002"
  device.vendor.name = "Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI]"
  device.product.id = "4383"
  device.product.name = "SBx00 Azalia (Intel HDA)"
  device.form_factor = "internal"
  module-udev-detect.discovered = "1"
  device.icon_name = "audio-card-pci"
4 source(s) available.

Changed in alsa-driver (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Raymond (superquad-vortex2) wrote :

you have to turn off IEC958 Default PCM if you are using AC3 passthrough SPDIF

Simple mixer control 'IEC958 Default PCM',0
  Capabilities: pswitch pswitch-joined
  Playback channels: Mono
  Mono: Playback [on]

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in kodi (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Danial Behzadi (dani.behzi) wrote :

It starts with no audio every time.

Danial Behzadi (dani.behzi) wrote :

Mine is OK now.

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