Bug#338316: CPU spikes on PowerMac
On Sat, Feb 04, 2006 at 04:57:40PM -0800, Brian DeRocher wrote:
> Perhaps the issue i'm having is related to this one.
> I was running 2.6.15-1-powerpc64 on my (dual G5) PowerMac7,2.
> When i start the KDE sound system, using ALSA, artsd will spike
> the CPU to 100%.
> If i disable that and tell XMMS to use ALSA directly, xmms will
> do the same.
> I recently built a 2.6.16 debian package, using my old config,
> and got the same results.
> Any suggestions?
Don't use sound on G5 hardware ? It is clear that there are some issues with
sound on those machines, but it is an upstream issue, and those drivers are
still being actively developped, so i guess just being patient should be your