MPD’s fifo visualizer

Hey folks,

unfortunately I’m also having problems with setting up MPD’s fifo visualizer.

Is MPD compiled with fifo support by default? (It seems so, if I understand this correctly: github.com/volumio/Docs/blob/ma … ingmpd.rst …)

I added the usual part to /etc/mpd.conf, but nothing happens in ncmpcpp’s visualizer-window.

audio_output {
        type            "fifo"
        name            "FIFO"
        path            "/tmp/mpd.fifo"
        format          "44100:16:2"
}

PS: /tmp/mpd.fifo exists …

root@volumio:/tmp# ls -alF
[…]
prw-r--r--  1 mpd  audio    0 Feb 28 15:27 mpd.fifo|

PPS: I’m running ncmpcpp locally on my macbook. This is a part my ncmpcpp-config:

mpd_host = "192.168.2.42"
visualizer_in_stereo = "yes"
visualizer_fifo_path = "192.168.2.42:/tmp/mpd.fifo"
visualizer_output_name = "FIFO"
visualizer_sync_interval = "30"
visualizer_type = "spectrum"

Thanks very much for your help!

stackoverflow.com/questions/1038 … ed-via-nfs