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Re: [SLUG] Audio skipping on Ubuntu kernels
- To: James Gregory <james@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Audio skipping on Ubuntu kernels
- From: Scott Ragen <scott@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2007 15:56:34 +1000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
slug-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote on 01/08/2007 03:05:49 PM:
> On Wed, 2007-08-01 at 13:31 +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-08-01 at 13:27 +1000, James Gregory wrote:
> > > Hey guys,
> > >
> > > I've found that playback of music on my laptop has this horrible,
> > > horrible tendency to "skip" (by which I mean that the music stops
> > > some fraction of a second) extremely frequently. This has only been
> > > occurring since Ubuntu's -generic kernels came in (I forget which
> > > version that was).
> > I'd check your disk is using dma; PIO disk IO is a great way to turn
> > your laptop into a snail.
This might be way off, but I had intermittant freezing problems with the
kernel using cpufreq ondemand governor.
To see what govenor is used, try
# cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu*/cpufreq/scaling_governor
Try setting it to performance if its anything but.