Bug#243479: xserver-xfree86: Default nice value interfering with sound using kernel 2.6
On Tue, 2004-04-13 at 12:02, Martin Cameron wrote:
> Package: xserver-xfree86
> Version: 4.3.0-7
> Severity: normal
> Tags: sid
> When dragging windows around in gnome 2.4 audio
> applications momentarily stop playing.
> Renicing the x server to 0 solves the problem completely. I suspect
> this has to do with the new scheduling policies in kernel 2.6 making the
> default -10 nice value too aggressive.
> Is the X server hard coded to use this nice value, or is it buried
> in a script somewhere?
/etc/X11/Xwrapper.config contains the preferred nice value.
You can change it with:
$ dpkg-reconfigure -plow xserver-common
I thus suggest to close this bug.