Bug 522555 - Pulseaudio eats all the CPU
Pulseaudio eats all the CPU
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pulseaudio (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Lennart Poettering
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: F12Blocker/F12FinalBlocker
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Reported: 2009-09-10 13:35 EDT by Nicolas Mailhot
Modified: 2009-09-10 22:01 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-09-10 22:01:20 EDT
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dmesg (54.33 KB, text/plain)
2009-09-10 13:37 EDT, Nicolas Mailhot
no flags Details
lspci (192.90 KB, text/plain)
2009-09-10 13:37 EDT, Nicolas Mailhot
no flags Details

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Description Nicolas Mailhot 2009-09-10 13:35:40 EDT
Description of problem:

Every few seconds pulseaudio starts eating all the cpu till a killall pulseaudio is done

systems logs overflow with

Sep 10 08:06:24 arekh pulseaudio[2019]: alsa-sink.c: Resume failed, couldn't restore original fragment settings. (Old: 53136/13284, New 58980960/13320)


(as in
# cat /var/log/messages |grep pulseaudio |grep "alsa-sink.c: Resume failed, couldn't restore original fragment settings." |wc -l

Monday's rawhide was working

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

# uname -a
Linux arekh.okg 2.6.31-2.fc12.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Sep 10 00:25:40 EDT 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

# rpm -q pulseaudio
Comment 1 Nicolas Mailhot 2009-09-10 13:37:00 EDT
Created attachment 360540 [details]
Comment 2 Nicolas Mailhot 2009-09-10 13:37:55 EDT
Created attachment 360541 [details]
Comment 3 Lennart Poettering 2009-09-10 17:08:26 EDT
Hmm, can you figure out which card is the one where suspend fails? Is that the creative card?

Could you please get me a full "pulseaudio -vvvv" output when this happens?
Comment 4 Lennart Poettering 2009-09-10 17:12:02 EDT
Hmm, are you running PA with tsched=0? If you set that to 1, does the fix the prob?
Comment 5 Lennart Poettering 2009-09-10 19:23:31 EDT
Ok, maaged to track this down. Will commit fix shortly.
Comment 6 Lennart Poettering 2009-09-10 22:01:20 EDT
Fix is now building in koji.

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