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Old 11-02-2003, 03:16 AM   #1
tjpick
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xmms cd playback bad


Hi

when I play a cd through xmms it's very laggy (ie a little pause every second or so).
cds play fine though workbone or whatever.
also i notice that the hd led flashes a LOT when playing the cd which seems strange to me.
mp3s play nicely, no probs, only cd not good.
Can anyone help with the lag problem?

slack 9, athlon 1700 w/ 512 meg ram, alsa 9.6 drivers, xmms using oss.
thanks.
 
Old 11-02-2003, 03:21 AM   #2
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Hmm,, XMMS works like a dream for me. Try downloading the souce and recompiling it.
 
Old 11-04-2003, 12:00 AM   #3
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thanks for the suggestion, I have a hunch that won't fix it though...
i'll try when i get a chance to d/l it anyway.

for some reason it looks like the CD is being cached to the hard drive (would explain why my hard drive light flashes when playing cd). Is there a way to stop xmms doing this? i've tried changing the buffering setting but no joy...

please help me
 
Old 11-04-2003, 02:05 PM   #4
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I'm not really sure. When XMMS reads the cd, it converts the audio from the cd into a wav format. So thats whats probably going on in your system.
 
  


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