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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 
> help...

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.


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