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SubjectRe: via82cxxx_audio driver bug?
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On Monday 13 August 2001 08:19 am, Adrian Cox wrote:
> Nicholas Knight wrote:
> > I just sent email to the maintainer of the via82cxxx_audio driver
> > regarding this bug, hopefully I'll hear back from him soon, but I'd
> > also like to hear from anyone else who has used and/or hacked at this
> > driver, and if they've seen XMMS or other audio applications with
> > access to /dev/mixer have strange, temporarily lockups when not in
> > root/realtime priority. I've yet to be able to test this with other
> > audio applications besides XMMS.
>
> Are you using 2.4.7 or 2.4.8? Those kernels have new code to talk to
> the AC97 codec, which cures lockups on some boards.

Both, and previous kernels back to 2.4.3 have also shown this.
I also replaced via82cxxx_audio.c in 2.4.8 with the latest (.15, 2.4.8 is
".14b") and recompiled, and the problem persists.

Keep in mind, this isn't a *total* lockup, it's a problem of the UI in
XMMS and other applications becoming unresponsive. Audio skips from this
are rare but not unknown to me.
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