RE: Gnome has broken sound for 2.4 kernel, but KDE is OK.
BTW, is it planned to do something like esound but at the kernel level ?
I mean that it would solve everything if linux did just like windows 98/2k :
these OS, or whatever we call these systems :), can play several sound files
the same time, and the applications don't have to be re-compiled for a
I'm sure this is the best solution, and maybe the easiest...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nicolas Lopez [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: samedi 18 novembre 2000 03:37
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Gnome has broken sound for 2.4 kernel, but KDE is OK.
> On Fri, Nov 17, 2000 at 09:21:34AM -0600, Thomas E. Vaughan wrote:
> > I have several machines with Debian, and I have been experimenting with
> > esound. I am unable to get anything (like xmms, freeamp,
> realplayer) that
> > plays long streams of audio to work properly with esound and the 2.4
> > kernel. Perhaps it's my hardware, but two of my machines have
> es1371 and a
> > third has SB16PnP, and they all sound horrible except for short samples,
> > like window manager sounds.
> <AOL>Me too</AOL>
> I've tried to do a little tweaking of esound, but havn't been
> able to sort
> it out. I've just given up and set xmms to use the OSS plugin instead of
> ESD, until it gets fixed.
> 2.4.0-test*, SB16 value ISA, Asus K7M, Athlon 600, Debian
> esound package.
> It happens with both ALSA and the kernel sb driver. Though it
> seems worse
> with the kernel driver.
> Hmm, ALSA used to give me over/underrun statistics in /proc, but now it
> doesn't seem to be there, so I guess I can't check that.
> - Nick Lopez
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