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    SubjectRe: Sound problems in 2.2.7 and 2.2.8?

    On Thu, 13 May 1999, Tim Smith wrote:

    >I've been seeing random sound failures with 2.2.7 and 2.2.8.
    >and I get "kernel: Sound error: Couldn't allocate DMA buffer" in my logs,
    >or "kernel: DMA memory shortage. Temporarily falling back on virtual DMA".
    >It usually works if I try again a little later, although once it remained
    >broken until I rebooted.
    >Anyone else see this? I'm using a SoundBlaster 32.

    I've seen the exact same behaviour on my system, which has a SB AWE32
    card. I too first noticed this in 2.2.7. With 2.2.3 I never saw this. I'll
    try 2.2.9 now and see if the problem is still there.

    // André

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