[alsa-devel] alsa-util.c: snd_pcm_avail() returned a value that is exceptionally large: 349696 bytes (1821 ms).

Raymond Yau superquad.vortex2 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 31 05:20:43 CET 2009

2009/12/31 Chris <cpollock at embarqmail.com>

> On Wed, 2009-12-30 at 15:07 +0800, Raymond Yau wrote:
> > Please post the output of alsa-info.sh
> Raymond, I can't seem to locate that script.


> > Do your VIA 8237/ens1371 has any digital output/input ?
> That I can't answer

Do your motherboard/sound card  has optical/coaxial spdif ?

> Sorry, not much help I know
> --
> KeyID 0xE372A7DA98E6705C
> Did PA developer tell you the meaning of those messages ?

D: memblock.c: Pool full


W: asyncq.c: q overrun, queuing locally

There are another message which need the PA developer to explain the meaning
of "Underrun on "*/*.ogg" 0 bytes in queue "

D: protocol-native.c: Requesting rewind due to end of underrun.
D: alsa-sink.c: Requested to rewind 17632 bytes.
D: alsa-sink.c: Limited to 17600 bytes.
D: alsa-sink.c: before: 4400
D: alsa-sink.c: after: 4400
D: alsa-sink.c: Rewound 17600 bytes.
D: sink.c: Processing rewind...
D: sink-input.c: Have to rewind 17600 bytes on render memblockq.
D: source.c: Processing rewind...
D: protocol-native.c: Underrun on
'/usr/share/sounds/gnome/default/alerts/sonar.ogg', 0 bytes in queue.

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