Janina Sajka wrote:
've successfully upgraded two machines from F-8 to the F-9 beta.
against my old /etc/gdm/custom.conf indicates Anaconda didn't touch that fil. Even
after disabling pulseaudio, however, I am NOT getting audio out of GDM--snipet from
Please note this presents a serious a11y issue, as those of us unable to
use display screens now have no indication when we might login to the
desktop. The audio I dinciate doesn't play, and there is no beep when
backspacing in the Login and Password fields.,
PS: It's a corollary issue, but preventing all audio before
of gdm login presents a serious a11y issue. In addition to the above
noted problem with this approach, there are significant use cases for
console audio which may, or may not, be logged in before the gui.
Indeed, some may never login on the gui. In a11y that would include
users of speakup, emacspeak, and brltty among others.
I have yet to play with pulseaudio as a system daemon to see if that
resolves the problem of console audio, but having no audio until a login
is successful as the default circumstance doesn't make Fedora an a11y
As another (relatively small) issue of this same problem, the logoff sound is
cut short and does not completely play due to access to the sound device
dropping off too quickly. Either the logoff sound needs to be played without
pulse, or pulse needs to be started by GDM as well (a GDM pulse daemon) and the
logoff sound actually gets played by that daemon not the user logging off?
If GDM had its own pulse daemon running it may be that a system-wide daemon
isn't necessary, the login screen would have sound, the user would have sound
once logged in. I wonder if its possible for GDM to run a pulse daemon of its own?
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