[pulseaudio-discuss] pulseaudio elusive

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Wed Dec 10 01:25:29 PST 2008

'Twas brillig, and Jack Tanner at 10/12/08 04:34 did gyre and gimble:
> Colin Guthrie <gmane <at> colin.guthr.ie> writes:
>> There are lots of things that can be done including using a lower grade 
>> resampler and such like things.
> I watched top while running vlc through PA, and it became obvious that the
> choppiness was due to thrashing the swap. What I need to do is to lower PA
> memory usage. What's the most effective way of doing that?
> FYI, this is on
> vlc-0.9.8a-1.fc10.i386
> kernel-
> pulseaudio-0.9.13-6.fc10.i386
> I guess it may be time to upgrade the hardware, too.

It would be interesting to see how much memory pulse is actually using. 
Remember that top is not really a good benchmark of how much memory is 
actually (and actively) being used.



Colin Guthrie

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