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    SubjectRe: swapping under 2.1.12[5-7?]
    On Sun, 1 Nov 1998, Simon Kirby wrote:

    [snip woe of pausing mp3s]
    > Run a "vmstat 1" in another console while running mpg123 and see what
    > happens when the pauses occur. If you see the "bo" field active, then
    > it's writing out data to disk...if you see the "so" field active, it's
    > swapping out to disk, etc. My guess is that bdflush might be syncing at
    > large intervals and you have a collection of stuff building up in your
    > buffers...

    I agree, this combined with IDE defaulting to disable ints and you'd
    easily get pauses.



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