[pulseaudio-discuss] random hanging when seeking audio streams

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Tue Mar 25 18:59:51 PDT 2008

On Wed, 27.02.08 14:36, Josie Imlay (jimlay at gmail.com) wrote:

> When I seek in a stream using xmms or youtube my pulse audio server
> becomes a zombie and I have to kill it -9. After switching to the xmms
> pulse output plugin but it no longer happens on the local audio but
> still happens with RTP or module-tunnel.

A zombie? Like in process zombie? That doesn't make any sense. Because
then you couldn't kill PA anymore with -9.

Please elaborate.

> I've also noticed that if I do aplay *.wav only the first file plays
> and then an assert fails.

This has been fixed in upstream ALSA a while ago.


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