Re: Pulseaudio

On 10/8/07, Matteo Settenvini <matteo-ml member fsf org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm new to this list, so sorry if I ask something already discussed.
> It has been a while since esound has received some attention - releases
> are almost stalled. Looking at the GNOME wiki, it seems that Pulseaudio
> is the stronger candidate between alternatives, and that it allows for
> quite a lot of nifty things.
> I'm running pulseaudio since four or five months now on two of my
> desktop systems, both x86 and PPC, and I must say that I'm really
> satisfied by it.
> It's quite stable and has very few compelling bugs for the normal user
> (e.g. when using it as an esound replacement on a machine with more than
> a logged in user it doesn't share the esd socket, or similar).
> It also seems to be actively developed, and is shipped by default with
> Fedora 8.
> Can it be eligible for inclusion in GNOME 2.22?

Does it still beat the hell out of your sound card? With the version I
have installed it raises my CPU temp about 8C because it's causing
like 300 interrupts a second talking to the sound card. Not good for a

Travis Watkins

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