[pulseaudio-discuss] 0.9.22 on Ubuntu Lucid gobbling up CPU

Daniel Chen seven.steps at gmail.com
Thu May 13 14:00:37 PDT 2010

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 10:57 PM, Brian J. Murrell
<brian at interlinx.bc.ca> wrote:
> I was so hoping that the PA on Ubuntu Lucid was going to be much more stable
> than previous releases but alas, I don't think it's to be.  Currently installed
> on a machine here is 0.9.22~0.9.21+stable-queue-32-g8478-0ubuntu14 which
> presumably is some form of 0.9.22.

The version had to be wrangled, unfortunately. It's actually a
snapshot of the stable-queue branch (newer than 0.9.21).

> D: module-rtp-recv.c: Checking for dead streams ...
> W: ratelimit.c: 3267 events suppressed
> I: alsa-source.c: Overrun!

Are you actually using rtp actively? If not, disable it.

> $ lspci | grep -i audio
> 04:01.0 Audio device: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT1708/A [Azalia HDAC] (VIA High
> Definition Audio Controller) (rev 10)

You *really* want to use either
linux-backports-modules-alsa-lucid-generic or
linux-alsa-driver-modules-$(uname -r) from ppa:ubuntu-audio-dev. Note:
they're exclusive.


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