Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 394681
pulse audio wakes up the cpu regularly for no good reason
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:18:27 EST
Description of problem:
Pulseaudio wakes the cpu up typically about once per second (even if there's
no sound hardware) to do 2 things
1) garbage collect unused plugins
2) garbage collect the scache
(each have 2 second timeouts, but they're independent timeouts so total is
average of once per second)
garbage collection of unused plugins easily can be done
1) once per 10 minutes
2) have the timer started only when a plugin becomes unused
for the scache I don't know if that's safe to do like every 10 minutes, but
surely the timer can be started only when there's something in the scache that
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I have been following powertop closely in Rawhide and this seems to be solved, so I think it's ok to close this bug report.
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