[alsa-devel] xine AC3 dropout problem - Please help!

VDR User user.vdr at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 22:03:22 CEST 2010

On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 10:33 AM, Jaroslav Kysela <perex at perex.cz> wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Aug 2010, VDR User wrote:
>> occurs in xine.  The error I see in the xine log when the dropout
>> occurs is: pcm_hw.c: snd_pcm_hw_delay() SNDRV_PCM_IOCTL_DELAY failed
>> (-32).
> -32 means -EPIPE - underrun has occured. It means that xine does not deliver
> samples in time to the driver for some reason. Because mplayer works, it
> does not seem like a general ALSA issue. I would ask xine developers for
> further debugging of this issue (compare the audio write calls with the
> realtime clock).
>                                        Jaroslav

Hi Jaroslav.  Thanks for your reply.  It seems I mistakeningly sent
this to the alsa-dev mailing list instead of xine-dev for which it was
intended.  Sorry about that, but thanks for the comments!

Best regards,

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