[pulseaudio-discuss] Constant pulseaudio crashes

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Apr 27 11:41:12 PDT 2010

Florian Schwade wrote:

> I try to run my system (ArchLinux)with pulseaudio. More or less
> successful. After some minutes of playback pulseaudio will just crash.
> My soundcards are:
> 0 [CA0106         ]: CA0106 - CA0106
>                       Audigy SE [SB0570] at 0xe800 irq 21
>  1 [SB             ]: HDA-Intel - HDA ATI SB
>                       HDA ATI SB at 0xf9ff4000 irq 16
> I use ca0106 for playback. If I use the hda-intel the crashes don't seem
> to appear. Last week on ubuntu everything worked fine. So maybe there is a
> new problem in the driver? This is the log of pulseaudio
> http://pastebin.com/xdrJkdmv 
> Can it be fixed here or is it a problem in the sound driver?

The latter, seems fairly clear to me from pa output here,
E: alsa-sink.c: ALSA woke us up to write new data to the device, but there 
was actually nothing to write!
E: alsa-sink.c: Most likely this is a bug in the ALSA driver 'snd_ca0106'. 
Please report this issue to the ALSA developers.

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