Call for testing: Updated Pulseaudio & better Bluetooth headset support
@mihael Please follow the debugging instruction and send the log to me.
CiberSheep last edited by
Since the update from yesterday in the dev channel, media-hub audio stops when locking the device. Is it related to this? Is better to tet this as well?
I've pushed an update to the repository to fix an issue with the Bluetooth headsets without high-quality audio mode. If you have such a headset, I encourage you to test this new version.
Thank you to everyone for testing this out.
I tried this on my Pro5 rc channel with Nokia J headset - without high quality audio mode. The headset finally has call audio and both speaker and microphone work but there is so much noise that it makes it unusable. I sent you the logs.
Needless to say, a very big thank you for all your work!!! I am amazed that this is finally going somewhere... I was waiting this moment for maybe 4 years...
@mihael Could you please test if the noise problem is a regression from the current version in the system image? You may do so by running
ubports-qa remove xenial_-_pulseaudio-updates-to-0ubuntu3.10or by re-flashing the phone.
If it's not a regression, I'll consider the test successful and proceed to merge this into the main branch.
I'm using Meizu 5 as a daily driver. I can confirm there has been a progress. Before the update I could listen to music flawlessly but making phone calls was impossible. After following instructions and installed the update, phone call won't cut off anymore after few secs but the quality of voice of the caller still needs work. It was cutting up a lot. I just tried to listen to my voicemail messages and I could barely understand what the caller was telling me. Too much cutting up. Pleasant surprise was when I finally hung up music player resumed playing where it left off. Nice one !
So yeah I could see the progress but the quality of voice transmitted needs extra work.
@peat_psuwit I believe that I reverted to the current version following your instructions (even tough I got an error regarding some dependencies for repowerd-data). The situation now is not better and by that I mean that during a phone call through not-high quality audio mode Nokia J bluetooth headset there is an initial noise and then the sound is muted. While, with your new version installed, the call would not be muted although still very noisy.
Unfortunately I cannot update again to your new version because of the same dependency error as described above. I delayed my answer hoping that a new rc version would land this morning but it was not the case.
Again thank you for all your work and I hope this noise issue will be solved...
@peat_psuwit When this will be merged unto the main branch, will it appear in devel and, respectively, rc version?
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@mihael yeah sure all things that are pretty close to finalization will be in devel first to be tested and then QAed before OTA release in RC
@Flohack @peat_psuwit I believe I got this new version in the rc update from this morning. Thanks to everyone for the amazing job pursuing this... I'm still patiently waiting for my Pro5 to work without noise for bluetooth calls... Again, great job!