[pulseaudio-discuss] pulseaudio lag at sound end

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Tue Oct 2 14:25:36 PDT 2012

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On Tue, 2012-10-02 at 23:23 +0200, Samuele Carcagno wrote:
> > 
> > First of all, this is a known issue: http://pulseaudio.org/ticket/866 .
> > It's a bit tricky to fix, and so far nobody has volunteered to work on
> > it.
> > 
> > I think it should be a viable workaround to keep the latency of the sink
> > low while you play your files. There's no direct knob that you can use
> > to control the latency, but you can play something, and request that to
> > be played with low latency. The sink latency will be configured
> > accordingly. If you use paplay instead of aplay, you can request a
> > latency: paplay --latency-msec=50 somefile.wav. I would expect that to
> > help, but if not, you could also try keep the latency low all the time
> > by playing silence in the background: pacat --latency-msec=50 /dev/zero
> > 
> > 
> many thanks for the info, I've tried your workarounds but the latency still remains
> very large. Hope this issue will be fixed in some future release.

Was there no improvement? I'm surprised.


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