FC4: choppy sound - seems to be ESD?

Brian Mury b.mury at ieee.org
Tue Jun 21 01:33:32 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-06-21 at 02:11 +0200, Daniel Roesen wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 08:33:55PM -0300, Brian Mury wrote:
> > I am experiencing choppy sound since installing FC4. The "chop" is very
> > fast and regular - sort of a machine gun sound.
> It's more of an echo effect. I have that problem with Nexuiz too. dmesg
> says that Nexuiz uses OSS, not ESD.

It's definitely not an echo here, and it's definitely ESD. OSS works

I tried killing ESD and starting it with various different options. esd
-b fixed the problem (it runs the server in 8 bit sound mode). Now I
just need to figure out how to make this the default...

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