Re: mp3's play too slowly
On Sat, Apr 03, 2004 at 06:05:36PM +0100, Ken Gilmour wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-04-03 at 18:01, stan wrote:
> > Now that I've replaced the CPU, all works better, except that MP3's
> > play too slowly.
> > How can I fix this?
> How many Hard drives does the PC have? If there are two hard drives on
> the same IDE controller, Operating system on one part of the cable and
> MP3s on the other part of the cable it will cause them to run very
> slowly because the IDE controller can only use one device at a time.
3 + a DVD. 1 40G root disk, and a 70G + 120G as one LVM partiton.
And the mp3's are actually NFS mounted.
Having said all of thta. They played just fine before I swaped the CPU.
So I suspect that this is the cause of the problem.
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