pcm timeout (debug output from snd_ich driver)

Conrad J. Sabatier conrads at cox.net
Wed Aug 18 18:02:19 PDT 2004

On Wed, 18 Aug 2004 19:33:48 -0500
"Conrad J. Sabatier" <conrads at cox.net> wrote:

> On Wed, 18 Aug 2004 19:24:58 -0500
> "Conrad J. Sabatier" <conrads at cox.net> wrote:
> > OK, I enabled debug output in the sound driver in the hopes of
> > finding out a little bit more about what's going on with these
> > insufferable pcm timeouts using the snd_ich driver.
> Also, I've been meaning to ask: is there no possibility of somehow
> recovering gracefully from this condition so that the sound device
> might still be useable (similar to the recovery from ata and other
> timeouts), rather than leaving the device flat-out broken?

As another debugging step, I disabled the onboard nVidia nForce3 sound
on this machine and installed the es1371 card from my old i386 box.

It bombed out with the same error in no time at all.

This is either a non-driver-specific problem with the sound subsystem in
general, or perhaps an amd64-specific problem.  Either way, it's gonna
be a tough nut to crack, I'm sure.  <sigh>

Conrad J. Sabatier <conrads at cox.net> -- "In Unix veritas"

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