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

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Thu Dec 31 12:41:56 CET 2009

'Twas brillig, and Raymond Yau at 30/12/09 07:07 did gyre and gimble:
> Why do PA server try to open an non-existing device iec958 so many times ?

It has to try and open the device several times to probe for available
profiles. This is only done at startup and then cached for the duration
of the run in the form of a list of available profiles.



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