[pulseaudio-discuss] What does pulseaudio use all the cpu-cycles for?

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Sat Jul 30 02:35:30 PDT 2011

Le samedi 30 juillet 2011 12:03:29 Clemens Eisserer, vous avez écrit :
> Hi,
> Ever since Fedora switched to pulseaudio, I wonder what pulseaudio does
> with all the cpu cycles it consumes.
> When watching a mpeg4 video using mplayer, mplayer (using software decoder)
> consumes only slightly more cpu time than pulseaudio simply mixing that
> single sound-stream.

I would guess it's resampling and/or mixing.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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