[pulseaudio-discuss] unable to play very small beep (.wav) sounds

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Tue Jul 26 07:36:58 PDT 2011

On Tue, 2011-07-26 at 19:52 +0530, Himanshu Chug wrote:
> Hi
> I am trying to play very short beep (.wav) few milliseconds file, the
> behavior is inconsistent while I am trying to play with gst-launch sometimes
> the it plays fine and other times it wont.
> Also I can see excessive rewind requests ,   "D: protocol-native.c:
> Requesting rewind due to rewrite." (logs attached)
> I am using PA 0.9.21 , I suspect this as an ALSA bug and rewinds should work
> as the same use-case was working for me before, but I dont find anyway to
> prove this to Alsa ppl (may be I am worng?? )
> with aplay we are able to playback the same beep file constantly.  any
> idea/pointers can be helpful ?

I'd check if the same problem occurs with paplay. I'd guess that at
least the excessive rewinds are a gstreamer-specific problem.


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