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SubjectRe: [BUG] cs46xx: sound distortion after hours of use
Erik Mouw wrote:

>On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 02:24:00PM -0200, Denis Vlasenko wrote:
>>I have noticed that after hours of palying mp3s thru my onboard audio
>>(I use cs46xx module) sound becomes distorted (high-pitch noise).
>>Restarting xmms does not help.
>>rmmod cs46xx; modprobe cs46xx fixes it.
>Are you running a battery monitor or something similar? In that case it
>can cause the CPU to go into SMM with interrupts disabled to talk to
>the batteries and completely forget about servicing the audio IRQ
>thereby fscking up the sound. I had the same problems on my laptop and
>killing gnome_battery_applet fixed it.
I have the same problem, but very rarely. I, too, use the
rmmod/modprobe technique to fix it. Have either of you found a way to
excite the problem without waiting hours for it to happen?

Dave Hansen

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