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Whenever I play a .bin of an SVCD or VCD the sound hisses. It's not the image because I have burned them an played them through Mplayer and a DVD Player and they work fine. I have tried OSS and Alsa as the outputs and neither have seemed to work. I'm using SuSE 9.1 and usually run KDE.
Distribution: CentOS 3.3-4, OpenBSD 3.3, Fedora Core 4, Ubuntu, Novell Open Enterprise Server
DMA is not this guys problem. This is a documented Fedora bug. I just read an article from osnews.com that gave the same problem. here is an excerpt
Of all of FC2's warts, this has turned out to be the most annoying problem. I don't know how many people suffer from it, but it happens with every sound card I have. I hereby thank Peg Gallo for sending the fix to me: In KDE, start KMix (Main Menu --> Sound & Video --> KMix), click the Input tab, and check the "Advanced" box. You will see one or more devices called "IEC958." One of them is the culprit; turn them off until you find the right one.