Re: audio playback with 2.6.8 kernel....
Thanks for the advice -
> There's something about X should be run niced on 2.4.X and not on 2.5.X and
> later (the new kernel scheduler passes credits along sockets when processes
> are stalled or something like that).
> Maybe changing your nice value with a "dpkg-reconfigure xfree86-common" would
It only behaved nicely once I gave X a priority lower than xmms - set X
to a nice value of "1" and playback was fine, except that X performance
So, I now launch xmms with a nice value of "-11" and all is well.