[alsa-devel] Any OSS changes from kernel 2.6.21 to 2.6.23? Something broke.

Clemens Ladisch cladisch at fastmail.net
Thu Nov 8 08:34:04 CET 2007

Timur Tabi wrote:
> It turns out that ALSA (when using mplayer to play a divx video file via OSS 
> emulation) is rapidly sending back-to-back SNDRV_PCM_TRIGGER_STOP and 
> SNDRV_PCM_TRIGGER_START commands.  Why would it do that?

To recover from underruns.

There shouldn't be any difference, but maybe the buffer size of the
driver has changed.  Could you show the output of mplayer with the "-v"
option for both kernels?


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