[pulseaudio-discuss] pulseaudio-discuss Digest, Vol 13, Issue 46

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed May 30 13:01:29 PDT 2012

Le lundi 28 mai 2012 22:34:32 Drew, vous avez écrit :
> On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 3:00 PM,
> <pulseaudio-discuss-request at lists.freedesktop.org> wrote:
> > The log just shows that the latency estimation that PulseAudio provides
> > to VLC are unstable, showing a steep increase at nominal playback speed.
> > If it keeps on happening all the time, something is clearly broken. It
> > could be the audio hardware, the computer clock, the audio driver,
> > PulseAudio or VLC. Being unable to reproduce your problem, I would not
> > hazard a guess.
> I've now confirmed identical behavior with mplayer (using SMPlayer as
> front end).  It also happens with system sounds as well
> intermittently.

Then it's not a VLC problem thus I cannot help you. It is likely not even a 
PulseAudio problem either.

All I can say is, check your audio hardware and driver is working and 
configured correctly. Alas even today, some cheap audio hardware still need 
some manual kernel parameters to operate properly.

> Many thanks for the response.  I'm more than happy to post logs/files
> as needed to help someone more familiar with this issue debug the
> problem.

Best of luck with that but don't hold your breath...

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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