snd_ich skipping playback

Frank Staals frankstaals at
Tue Nov 20 09:51:12 PST 2007

I updated to RELENG_7 yesterday, but I'm noticing that the snd_ich 
driver quite often skips playback for a short period of time at some 
points. Especially when doing mysql queries. Anyone else having problems 
with snd_ich ?

frank at FStaals$ uname -a
FreeBSD 7.0-BETA3 FreeBSD 7.0-BETA3 #2: Mon Nov 19 19:50:46 
CET 2007     root at  amd64

frank at FStaals$ pciconf -lv
pcm0 at pci0:0:4:0:        class=0x040100 card=0x71851462 chip=0x005910de 
rev=0xa2 hdr=0x00
    vendor     = 'Nvidia Corp'
    device     = 'Realtek ALC850 Realtek AC'97 Audio'
    class      = multimedia
    subclass   = audio

frank at FStaals$ dmesg | grep pcm
pcm0: <nVidia nForce4> port 0xea00-0xeaff,0xee00-0xeeff mem 
0xfe02d000-0xfe02dfff irq 23 at device 4.0 on pci0
pcm0: [ITHREAD]
pcm0: <Avance Logic ALC850 AC97 Codec>


-Frank Staals

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