fedora 14: pulseaudio eating cpu and memory without reason...

Bastien Nocera bnocera at redhat.com
Tue Nov 9 11:37:46 UTC 2010


On Sat, 2010-11-06 at 21:43 +0200, Marius Andreiana wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Even when not playing any audio, pulseaudio uses CPU and memory
>   PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+
> COMMAND        
>  2257 marius    20   0  941m 7524 3188 S  2.9  0.4  14:22.57
> chrome         
>  2956 marius    20   0 2026m 537m 9612 S  2.9 26.8  27:40.42
> java           
>  1500 marius    20   0  437m 3100 1768 S  2.0  0.2  14:53.45
> pulseaudio  
> 
> There are numerous reports about this 
> http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=pulseaudio+cpu
> 
> Do you have any suggestions for fixing or replacing it with something
> else?

First hit for "Pulseaudio debugging" on everyone's favourite search
engine:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_debug_PulseAudio_problems

Cheers



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