Subject: Re: [ecasound] A question, a weird problem and a bug
From: Kai Vehmanen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue May 08 2001 - 05:39:51 EEST
On Mon, 30 Apr 2001, S. Massy wrote:
[variations in cpu-usage]
> Hmm, Has there been any tweaking done to the engine's code during the past
> two weeks? The behaviour I described now seems to be gone, the CPU power in
> use now remains stable. The command I use is:
> # ecasound -z:nointbuf -r -i:alsa,sbl -o:alsa,sbl -c
No, the core engine code hasn't been modified in months. Could it be
ALSA's asound that has caused the variations. At least asound has seen
quite a lot of change lately.
>>> ALSA lib pcm_hw.c:254:(snd_pcm_hw_start) SNDRV_PCM_IOCTL_START failed:File descriptor in bad state
>> It should restart ALSA devices properly after an xrun. Oh well, I'll
> That's actually a bit annoying; sometimes there's just a very short xrun
> that wouldn't really be audible but now I have to stop and restart the
> processing every time a xrun occurs...
Yup, this indeed turned out to be a bug (fixed in 2.0.0).
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