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From: Christian Axelsson <>
To: Lukas Kolbe <>
Subject: Re: 2.6.0-test1-mm2 music skips
Date: 21 Jul 2003 01:47:35 +0200	[thread overview]
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In-Reply-To: <1058733270.1169.32.camel@tigris.chaoswg>

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On Sun, 2003-07-20 at 22:34, Lukas Kolbe wrote:
> Hi!
> Just wanted to let you know that on my System (Debian Sid, Kernel
> 2.6.0-test1-mm2, .config attached) I get sound-skips with all recent
> Kernels (tested 2.5.69 'til 2.6.0-test1-mm2). 
> With each new version it gets better, but I still can produce
> audio-skips.
> For music-hearing-pleasure I use xmms, it plays .oggs, .mp3s.
> With .mp3s I potentially get more skips than with .oggs.
> The skips occur while switching desktops in Gnome 2.2 with many windows
> open, or while marking the Desktop drawn by Nautilus with it's
> nice-looking shading square, or while starting large apps like the Gimp
> or Mozilla.
> Intersting though is that I'm not able to produce audio-skips for Mod's
> (.mt2, .xm, .it) in xmms.
> A switch from X to a VC and back also reproducibly produces a ~1.5
> seconds skip.
> System is as follows:
> Duron 1.3
> Elitegroup K7S5A
> WDC WD800BB-00CAA0
> Ensoniq 5880 AudioPCI (rev 02)
> nVidia Corporation NV11 [GeForce2 MX/MX 400] (rev a1)
> And no, Xfree is not reniced :)
> I'm not on the list, so pleas Cc me on reply. Although I'm periodically
> reading the archives.
> Can I help somehow?

Please read the O*int threads.
It's probably Con's new scheduler that is causing these problems.
If you are using alsa, try the OSS emulation as it seems to help abit.

Christian Axelsson

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2003-07-20 23:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-20 20:34 2.6.0-test1-mm2 music skips Lukas Kolbe
2003-07-20 21:12 ` Ed Sweetman
2003-07-20 21:56   ` Lukas Kolbe
2003-07-20 23:35   ` Antonio Vargas
2003-07-20 23:47 ` Christian Axelsson [this message]
2003-07-21  1:21   ` Ed Sweetman
2003-07-21 14:21     ` Takashi Iwai

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