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When playing sound using banshee and totem for example, the sound skips for a second every few minutes. I have run pulseaudio in debug mode and found some underrun is happening when the sound skips:
I: alsa-sink.c: Underrun!
I: alsa-sink.c: Increasing wakeup watermark to 30.00 ms
D: protocol-native.c: Underrun on ''Princess Of The Dawn' by 'Accept'', 0 bytes in queue.
D: protocol-native.c: Requesting rewind due to rewrite.
D: alsa-sink.c: Requested to rewind 35688 bytes.
D: alsa-sink.c: Limited to 10452 bytes.
D: alsa-sink.c: before: 2613
D: alsa-sink.c: after: 2613
D: alsa-sink.c: Rewound 10452 bytes.
D: sink.c: Processing rewind...
D: sink-input.c: Have to rewind 10452 bytes on render memblockq.
D: sink-input.c: Have to rewind 20904 bytes on implementor.
D: source.c: Processing rewind...
For more, see the attached log.
I have not really noticed this until now because I have not used this box for music, but it is very distracting now.
Are there any tweaks I can try to work around the problem? I may be able to test F13 on this system (LiveCD), but a full upgrade is not possible ATM.
$ rpm -qa | grep pulse
After browsing around a bit I first tried this:
default-sample-rate = 48000
default-fragments = 8
default-fragment-size-msec = 10
high-priority = yes
nice-level = -11
Neither had any effect.
I managed to upgrade this box to F13 and the problem seems to be gone now. You may want to close as CURRENTRELEASE or something like that
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