real player 10 and nvidia NFORCE2 sound chipset
carlo at numb.darktech.org
Wed Nov 24 21:50:26 UTC 2004
On Mon, 22 Nov 2004, James Wilkinson wrote:
> Carlo Orecchia wrote:
>> i have problems using real player 10 with the nforce sound chipset. If I
>> use a sound card like a creative pci 64 everything works fine. But with
>> the onboard sound chipset real player hangs at some point when reproducing
>> a file. The audio stops and the image is played very very slow.
>> Does anybody have any clue why this is happening?
> Can you take a look at the top program (from the shell) while you're
> using "Real Player"?
> I'd be interested to note what happens to the CPU percentages: does the
> system spend a long time under "sy"stem, or is it all "us"er?
> Also keep an eye on exactly which programs are taking up system time.
> Are you playing "Real Media", or are you playing MP3s?
this is my ps aux
carlo 8376 0.0 0.1 4376 1056 ? S 22:43 0:00 /bin/sh /usr/bin/realplay
carlo 8381 1.3 1.7 55672 13296 ? Sl 22:43 0:01 /usr/local/bin/realplay.bin
carlo 8383 0.0 0.6 22200 5220 ? S 22:43 0:00 /usr/local/bin/realplay.bin
carlo 8384 0.0 0.6 22200 5220 ? S 22:43 0:00 /usr/local/bin/realplay.bin
i play real media and mp3s. For both the problem is the same. Whem i play
mp3 is very low and the commands are executed seconds after.
I don't understand why if i change sound card i have no problems.
Could it be because the sound chipset i use has very poor drivers? I can't
mix channels for example and so i can't execute 2 or more sounds at the
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E-Mail: carlo at numb.darktech.org
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