PulseAudio vs XO hardware & drivers

Chris Ball cjb at laptop.org
Mon Nov 28 11:52:44 EST 2011


On Wed, Nov 23 2011, Daniel Drake wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 9:20 PM, Martin Langhoff <martin at laptop.org> wrote:
>> IIRC, there was a hard/deep/complex bug that held us from using PA in XO-1
>> and/or XO-1.5 . Not just a run of the mill early PA bug, nor the usual CPU
>> consumption concerns, 'twas a really hard one.
>> Unfortunately searching isn't leading to the right report :-/ -- so I appeal
>> to our communal elephant memories...
> At the time it completely failed on XO-1 with IO errors in the logs. I
> doubt it was a hard bug, we just took the shortcut of removing it.

I think we also had AV sync problems with Record on 1.5 with pulseaudio.

(We had sync problems with ALSA too, but I expect the fixes we used for
ALSA are different to ones we would have used for pulse.)

- Chris.
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