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Re: xmms, esound in mixed stable/unstable

    "John" == John Holland <jholland@tomsw.com> writes:

    John> I just switched my laptop to Debian. I'm using a mix of
    John> stable and unstable. Sound works with ogle, but with xmms or
    John> xine it is very choppy.

A common mistake people make with Debian starting out is not enabling
DMA on the drives. Debian does not do this automatically.

man hdparm

for how to check this out. To enable DMA on boot up try

apt-get install hwtools
editor /etc/init.d/hwtools


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