Sound in 5.x

Eirik Oeverby ltning-freebsd-current at
Wed Jan 28 00:25:54 PST 2004

With me, the problem persists wether I use esound or oss. It is perhaps
a bit worse with esound, but after having my computer running for about
20 hours, I notice it very clearly with both. It is already at a point
where I cannot listen to music; it simply sounds too bad.



On Wed, 2004-01-28 at 08:49, Khairil Yusof wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-01-27 at 08:51 +0100, Eirik Oeverby wrote:
> > This has been a problem since I installed FreeBSD 5.0 a long time ago,
> > and we're now at 5.2 and the issue still hasn't been resolved. I've
> > tested on three different sound chipsets so far (CMI, Crystal and
> > EMU10k1), and they all display the same problem - although to a varying
> > degree.
> I can confirm the problems you are having (moving from 4.7-5.0).
> But the symptoms you are describing only affect esound or sound piped
> through gstreamer. Direct playback via oss does not exhibit these
> symptoms for me.

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