[pulseaudio-discuss] aplay getting stuck in pulseaudio sometimes
gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Thu Mar 6 17:01:55 PST 2008
Jim Duda wrote:
> I'm running pulseaudio 0.9.6. I use aplay to play the output of the
> festival voice sythesis program. Many times (once or twice a day), I
> find that aplay is running at 100% cpu and appears stuck or spinning. I
> have to kill the program in order for more audio to be played. I've
> only seen this since I've been using pulseaudio (which I really like).
> Can anyone explain what might be happening?
I guess there is a locking issue somewhere... 0.9.6 is quite out of date
now. Try 0.9.9.
Also you can use paplay as a drop in replacement for aplay with
pulseaudio which may crash less for you.
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