Sound issues

Antonio M antonio.montagnani at gmail.com
Fri Oct 17 12:35:43 UTC 2008


2008/10/17 Antonio M <antonio.montagnani at gmail.com>:
> 2008/10/17 Antonio Olivares <olivares14031 at yahoo.com>:
>> --- On Fri, 10/17/08, Antonio M <antonio.montagnani at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> From: Antonio M <antonio.montagnani at gmail.com>
>>> Subject: Re: Sound issues
>>> To: "For testers of Fedora Core development releases" <fedora-test-list at redhat.com>
>>> Date: Friday, October 17, 2008, 4:39 AM
>>> 2008/10/16 Antonio M <antonio.montagnani at gmail.com>:
>>> > 2008/10/16 Christopher D. Stover
>>> <quantumburnz at hotmail.com>:
>>> >
>>> >>
>>> >> Antonio -- You said you have the same problem.  If
>>> you do what I said and
>>> >> type pulseaudio -k when it stops working, does
>>> that fix the problem and
>>> >> you're able to listen to things again?
>>> I'm honestly not sure where to file
>>> >> the problem either, but I feel it's probably a
>>> pulseaudio problem.  I'm not
>>> >> really sure what you meant by "...problem can
>>> arise from the fact that
>>> >> pulseaudio is in rawhide..."
>>> >>
>>> >> Chris
>>> >>
>>> >> --------------------------------------------------
>>> >>
>>> >
>>> > as results are very different from kernel, I think
>>> that kernel is the
>>> > problem: after some trials I Have reverted to
>>> 2.6.27-3.fc10.i686 and
>>> > Rhytmbox has played for an hour then crashed...VLC
>>> refuses to play
>>> > same stream.
>>> > Just to clarify my meaning, I am not satisfied with
>>> multimedia (and
>>> > things have not improved) in rawhide, sometimes I
>>> think the problem is
>>> > that you have pulseaudio, Rhythmbox from rawhide,
>>> codecs from other
>>> > parts, and there is no clear technical responsibility
>>> of which package
>>> > is involved, at least for me that I am a very
>>> low-level tester: from
>>> > the tester's point of view, it is difficult to
>>> file a bug (against
>>> > what??)....also problem is well known.
>>> > And when you show a Fedora system to a friend of
>>> yours, multimedia is
>>> > important to check the quality of any OS (in many case
>>> more than
>>> > network management and so on...)
>>> > --
>>> > Antonio Montagnani
>>> > Skype : antoniomontag
>>> >
>>> kernel 2.6.27.2-23.rc1.fc10.i686 is bad as many other
>>> recent kernel,
>>> with reference to multimedia.....my system is fully updated
>>> with
>>> reference also to RPMFusion.
>>> VLC plays bad, Rhythmbox is suffering from many
>>> interruptions....
>>>
>>> And still Multimedia is becoming important in the choice of
>>> an OP,
>>> shall I revert to Bill after eight years of RH/Fedora????
>>> and rawhide
>>> is not as raw as someone thinks, official release is not
>>> very
>>> far......
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Antonio Montagnani
>>> Skype : antoniomontag
>>>
>>> --
>>
>> If you compile say mplayer from source does it make a difference?
>> I don't appear to have trouble playing multimedia files.  I have xine and mplayer compiled from source.  Don't give up on Fedora yet, report bugs complain and complain and if this does not make a difference(Nobody listens, answers to your bug reports), then you can go to Bill's software(OS).
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Antonio
>>
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>
> i have reverted to 2.6.27-0.370.rc8.fc10.i686 and issues have
> disappeared (not sure, but at least Rhythmbox plays fine..for the time
> being): I am reverting also to the laptop to same kernel.....I will
> not file any other bug !!! sorry..as you know situation on multimedia
> is poor(sound speed is well known, isn't it?) , especially if you have
> an Intel chips, as I have both on desktop and laptop.
> What is wrong between 2.6.27-0.370.rc8.fc10 and following kernels is
> out of my skill, I am an humble tester(FHC=Fedora humble tester), not
> a IT guru... :-(.
>
>
> --
> Antonio Montagnani
> Skype : antoniomontag
>

and also VLC seems to be playing fine....

-- 
Antonio Montagnani
Skype : antoniomontag




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