[alsa-devel] Alsa 32-64 bit issue

Wolfgang Rosenauer wolfgang at rosenauer.org
Thu Jul 3 13:28:11 CEST 2008


Gustavo da Silva Serra wrote:
> If I am not wrong, a buffer underrun occurs when a playback application 
> can't feed the audio buffer fast enough. You could adjust 
> /etc/asound.conf according to your sound card, or verify if your 
> application isn't taking too long to write to the audio buffer.

I found out that it's really the application which doesn't feed the 
buffer fast enough.
The difference is not the architecture but the sound hardware.
The buffer size is just 1016 frames on that sound card which is pretty 


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