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Old 01-21-2004, 08:46 PM   #1
neuroX
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weird alsa problems


my alsa-related problem is goes like this: when playing music, every once in a while the audio will sloooooow waaaaay down and get kind of low and crackly. this only lasts for about 5 seconds, but happens pretty often.... this ever happen to anyone else? should I get the new ALSA? go back to OSS?
 
Old 01-22-2004, 09:51 AM   #2
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A little more info would help.
Sound card?
Kernel version?
ALSA version?
Using a sound server?

At first glance it seems to me like you may just be running a soundserver like ARTS at too low a priority, and as you use your computer for other things it steals cycles from the sound.

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