I'm running into an issue where pulseaudio recognizes the presence of my sound card but doesn't recognize the sink or source associated with it (using 'pactl list sinks' shows nothing, but 'pactl list cards' shows correct card information). If I plug in, say, headphones, pactl won't show the sink unless I restart pulse. Seems kind of silly to have to do that.
Anyone run into this issue? Is there a module that I can load to prevent this? I'm only seeing this on my Intel NUC, if that changes anything.
EDIT: After looking at the output of 'pactl list cards' more closely, it seems as though the sound profiles for the card are unavailable. Looking into this.