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Date:      Fri, 21 Jan 2005 04:34:47 +0000
From:      Jason Henson <>
Subject:   Re: Xmms FreeBSD and buzzing or skipping sound
Message-ID:  <1106282087l.49858l.1l@BARTON>
In-Reply-To: <> (from on Thu Jan 20 20:57:12 2005)
References:  <%XxUc.21343$pT5.19608@lakeread05> <>

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On 01/20/05 20:57:12, Derek wrote:
> Collin McClendon wrote:
>> I've noticed for quite some time (at least on 5.x even before -=20
>> CURRENT) that if I'm unzipping or tarring a file that it is enough =20
>> to make xmms play mp3s with intermittent buzzing. I have a fairly =20
>> fast machine, dual athlon 1.53 Ghz with 1 GB of ram and a fully scsi =20
>> setup, 4 10K maxtors in a Raid 0 stripe set.
> Did you ever find a solution to this Collin?
> I've got a 5.3-STABLE SMP machine, with a promise RAID controller,
> RAID1, with snd_emu10k1.ko, and I get the same results...  Re-nicing
> xmms doesn't help either...
> Cheers,
> Derek

Could this be a problem of resource hoging on the pci bus?  Are the =20
devices on different irqs?

I just tried it without problem, but it was a small file.  I have a =20
single 2ghz athlon with builtin audio and a single ide drive.

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