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Old 03-03-2004, 02:17 PM   #1
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XMMS skips a LOT


Like to the point where it makes the music unlistenable... and it's on realtime priority... is there something I should do?

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Old 03-03-2004, 02:39 PM   #2
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Can you provide a bit more information?
When does it skip? while performing other tasks? on certain songs? when changing tracks?
If you use a sound server, make sure that's running in realtime priority as well - might help.

Check also:
hdparm -i

to see if your hard drives are properly configured to use a decent DMA transfer mode. I found XMMS very skippy when I was doing any other I/O, and it was because I was stuck in PIO mode, doing a max of 3MB/s transfer.

--Rounan
 
Old 03-03-2004, 02:42 PM   #3
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During tracks... it goes from the first second to the third second and skips the 2nd second... ya know...
 
  


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