[pulseaudio-discuss] using near 100% CPU when doing nothing

Daniel Chen seven.steps at gmail.com
Sat Apr 10 13:06:09 PDT 2010

On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 3:55 PM, Brian J. Murrell <brian at interlinx.bc.ca> wrote:
> 0.9.19.  On this particular system, PA wants to eat as much CPU as is
> available.  It will use up near 100% on this system when it's otherwise idle.

Do you have all packages from karmic-updates applied? Are you using
pulseaudio from ppa:ubuntu-audio-dev?

> 04:01.0 Audio device: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT1708/A [Azalia HDAC] (VIA High
> Definition Audio Controller) (rev 10)
> 05:05.0 Multimedia audio controller: Ensoniq ES1371 [AudioPCI-97] (rev 07)

Try linux-alsa-driver-modules-$(uname -r) from ppa:ubuntu-audio-dev.

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