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From: Takashi Iwai <>
To: Lisandro Pin <>
Subject: Re: SIS7012 works but get's frozen
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2003 18:47:25 +0200	[thread overview]
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At Tue, 22 Jul 2003 16:43:16 +0000,
Lisandro Pin wrote:
> > >    I also have a ECS K7S5A, and i experienced something funny while 
> >trying
> > > to play the attached file (about 45k, sorry, it's the only way :). It's 
> >an
> > > old ICQ soundclip i wanted to use to warn me of new mail, so i hope i'm 
> >not
> > > breaking any laws here; but the thing is that trying to play it directly
> > > through ALSA freezes it about 1/2 of the clip. No errors on aplay (or 
> >any
> > > other player for that sake), just a seg fault. The interesting part is 
> >that
> > > using a wrapper like arts or esd the file plays just fine.
> >
> >could you elaborate the status "freeze"?
> >does machine still respond?  or a kernel panic?
> >if it's a kernel oops, please trace it via ksymoops program.
>   No, just the program. aplay segfaults at about half the clip and XMMS 
> simply halts and needs to be killed (again, no error message). The machine 
> keeps on going but ALSA is mute until the "offending" program ends.

hmm, segfaults is evil.  can you get aplay in gdb running?
you might need to set LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/ to load the
plugins before starting gdb.

> >
> > >   PS: Is PCM volume planned to be implemented for the 
> >SIS7012/snd-intel8x0
> > > driver in any fashion? The driver sounds great and it's the only thing
> > > lacking...
> >
> >check which ac97 chip is found.  if it's a CMI chip, there is no PCM
> >volume control indeed.
>   Nup, a SiS one.

really?  please show /proc/asound/card0/ac97#0 and
/proc/asound/card0/ac97#0regs ?


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       reply	other threads:[~2003-07-22 16:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <>
2003-07-22 16:47 ` Takashi Iwai [this message]
2003-07-23  1:55 SIS7012 works but get's frozen Lisandro Pin
2003-07-23  8:25 ` Takashi Iwai
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-07-18 23:37 P.I.Julius
2003-07-18 22:47 P.I.Julius
2003-07-19 10:25 ` David B Harris
2003-07-21 14:35   ` Takashi Iwai
2003-07-21 16:19     ` David B Harris
2003-07-21 14:34 ` Takashi Iwai

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