[alsa-devel] Audio Driver -- too much data, coming in two quickly

Jaroslav Kysela perex at perex.cz
Wed Sep 1 17:19:22 CEST 2010

On Wed, 1 Sep 2010, Brett Bolen wrote:

> How can I figure out what is happening, or fix this problem?  Any 
> suggestions? any similar problems fixed lately?  Is there a way I can 
> get the current ring buffer pointers ( either from driver or 
> application?)

The xrun_debug should help you to see the problem with the PCM ring buffer 
pointer in the driver side:


Try value 27 and look for big hw_ptr changes.


Jaroslav Kysela <perex at perex.cz>
Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
ALSA Project, Red Hat, Inc.

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