[pulseaudio-discuss] cracks and pops with intelHDA

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Sat Jan 12 16:10:26 PST 2008

On Wed, 02.01.08 11:21, Ritesh Kumar (ritesh at cs.unc.edu) wrote:

> Hi Guys,
>      Happy New Year!
> I was wondering if anybody was experiencing random cracks and pops (loud
> ones actually :( ) while using pulseaudio with intelHDA? I have the
> following configuration for my inbuilt intelHDA card and will be thankful if
> somebody helped me out here. I haven't observed cracks and pops on my other
> card (Griffin iMic). I am using pulseaudio 0.9.8 which is able to acquire
> realtime scheduling priority and a nice level of -11.

What distro is this? What kernel are you using? What is HZ on your
system? Is CONFIG_PREEMPT set?

> I: sink.c: Created sink 0 "Spkr" with sample spec "s16le 2ch 192000Hz"

Hmm, this is a very a high sampling rate. This might be related to the


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