Bug 522555 - Pulseaudio eats all the CPU
Summary: Pulseaudio eats all the CPU
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pulseaudio
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Lennart Poettering
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: F12Blocker, F12FinalBlocker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-09-10 17:35 UTC by Nicolas Mailhot
Modified: 2009-09-11 02:01 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-09-11 02:01:20 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
dmesg (54.33 KB, text/plain)
2009-09-10 17:37 UTC, Nicolas Mailhot
no flags Details
lspci (192.90 KB, text/plain)
2009-09-10 17:37 UTC, Nicolas Mailhot
no flags Details

Description Nicolas Mailhot 2009-09-10 17:35:40 UTC
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 17:37:00 UTC
Created attachment 360540 [details]

Comment 2 Nicolas Mailhot 2009-09-10 17:37:55 UTC
Created attachment 360541 [details]

Comment 3 Lennart Poettering 2009-09-10 21:08:26 UTC
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 21:12:02 UTC
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 23:23:31 UTC
Ok, maaged to track this down. Will commit fix shortly.

Comment 6 Lennart Poettering 2009-09-11 02:01:20 UTC
Fix is now building in koji.

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