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Bug #285

Updated by robgar almost 8 years ago

Playing sound using pcm(4)/snd(4) gives bad quality: hiss and hops, like sound isn't playing for very short time periods. 

 

 This is experienced: 
  
  - not having SMP in kernel config (eg GENERIC) 
  
  - from dfly-1.5 26th December '05 (24th is ok using kernels from chlamydia); 
 
 including HEAD. 

 

 dfly-1.4 is ok, including 1.4.4. 

 

 Using audio/mpg123 for MP3, 'cp test.raw /dev/dspW' or pcmplay for decoded sound. 
 
 Buffering audio data with mpg123 -b doesn't sound like making any difference. 

 

 CPU load doesn't sound like making any difference. 
 
 Problem experienced on several systems, using snd_via8233 and snd_ich. 

 

 No X11 used. 

  

  -thomas

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