Re: Pulseaudio

On Mon, 2007-10-08 at 19:20 -0500, Travis Watkins wrote:
> On 10/8/07, Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> wrote:
> > That's a bug in ALSA, and it's getting fixed (in ALSA) for when playing
> > sounds, and more recent Pulseaudio will release the device when no
> > streams are playing (thus avoiding ALSA generating all those
> > interrupts).
> >
> > Exact same problem would happen with esound...
> >
> But esound only causes 40 or so and raises my CPU temp about 2C.

The hardware generates the interrupts when the device is opened, because
it's the only way ALSA knows to get decent timers (for now). I have a
hard time seeing how esound would generate less interrupts than
Pulseaudio in the same situation.

Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> 

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