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Re: Problems during boot in snd_powermac with linux-image-2.6.16-rc5-powerpc

On Tue, 2006-03-14 at 11:35 +0100, pasca@physics.leidenuniv.nl wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 14, 2006 at 11:21:09AM +0100, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-03-14 at 10:49 +0200, Eddy Petri??or wrote:
> > > 
> > > ALSA changes the pitch (about 110% of the normal speed), 
> > 
> > Could be an application bug.
> It might also be a different sampling rate of the sound server and the file
> you were playing. Today I played a 44kHz file, while ALSA was working 
> at 48kHz, resulting in a lower pitch.

And that's... an application bug. :) Either in the sound server or the
actual application, or both.

> > > and with the future removal of the OSS drivers from the 2.6 tree I feel 
> > > that the sound on PPC issue will strike a lot of uses.
> > 
> > ALSA has been working much better than OSS ever did for me for years,
> > and my impression has been it's the same for most other PowerMac users.
> > YMMV.
> I have been using esd on top of both OSS and ALSA, so I cannot really
> make a difference. 

esd on top of ALSA is a pretty horrible idea, considering that ALSA
supports multiple simultaneous streams out of the box.

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
Libre software enthusiast    |   http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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