RE: sblive skips?
On 21-Sep-99 Aaron Solochek wrote:
> One of the things I like when I first installed on my system (PII 400,
> everything scsi, 128mb ram) was that I could play mp3's and they would
> never skip when I was doing stuff in the background. That was back when
> I had a SB AWE64gold... since then I have moved that to a different
> machine and installed a sblive. Now the sounds skips every now and
> then... I know for sure that xearth makes is skip when it refreshes.
> Does anyone know why this is? Is the system priortizing its self
> differently? Is it because I went from an ISA to a PCI sound card?
> This is really starting to annoy me, especially because this was one of
> my big complaints about windows.
I have a sblive PCI, and haven't noticed this too much. What kind of hardware
do you have? Are you using swap? Is something else running at 100% CPU?