sound jitter with snd_via8233 and freebsd 7

Roland Smith rsmith at
Sun Aug 10 12:01:25 UTC 2008

On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 12:29:41PM +0100, Craig Butler wrote:
> Hi All
> I am experiencing sound jitter when watching video or listening to
> music.
> I have tried many players (vlc, mplayer, xine ... etc) with different
> cache settings -- same result.
> It jitters even if the computer is not busy.
> Has anybody else experienced this ? is there a fix ?

You could try playing around with some of the sound sysctls:


(try 'sysctl hw.snd' to see all sysctls).

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