Performance Issues with AMD64 3000+, 1.5GB RAM, FreeBSD 5.4-RELEASE

Mark Kane mark at
Tue Aug 30 00:38:51 GMT 2005

Ariff Abdullah wrote:
> On Sat, 27 Aug 2005 13:38:00 -0500
> Mark Kane <mark at> wrote:
>>Mark Kane wrote:
>>I do notice that when doing some things like using unrar to extract
>>a  file or loading a video into video encoding software I do get
>>some of  the same little crackles and static in the audio. I didn't
>>notice this  static/crackling ever before applying that first patch.
>>I am still  skip/stutter free though :).
>>Might the second patch help the crackling/static?
> Perhaps. You should give it a try. There is another issue as well
> (such as PCI latency timer), but only after you applied all those
> suggested patches.

Okay I applied the second patch. Still whenever unrarring a file or 
loading big files from a drive I do hear little static in the audio, but 
it's not bad at all.

But the initial problem of the skipping and stuttering is fixed so I am 
very happy :).

Thanks again for the help.


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