Replace PulseAudio with OSS v4?

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at
Sun Jun 21 17:56:40 UTC 2009

On Sunday 21 June 2009 1:43:51 pm Davyd McColl wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 12:06 AM, Daniel Chen <seven.steps at> wrote:
> > Difficult to accomplish when the hardware is faulty, which is far more
> > common on older Creative cards than one might think
> >
> Oddly enough, pre-PA, I've never seen any kind of lockup on the SBLive. And
> reducing PA to use just one device (USB headphones, onboard, or SBLive)
> caused the problem to go away. But I'm not into splitting hairs -- just
> pointing out that my experience with Pulse has been quite underwhelming so
> far

Pulse has been great about finally creating some *reproducible* test cases for 
outstanding bugs in a number of drivers, though I don't know which.  IIRC, I 
think Daniel said 16 bugs were pinned down in the HDA drivers alone in the 
last year during one of his recent presentations.

Mackenzie Morgan
apt-get moo
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