Re: [Ekiga-list] weird Ekiga behaviour, bug?
- From: Jan Schampera <jan schampera web de>
- To: ekiga-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Ekiga-list] weird Ekiga behaviour, bug?
- Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2007 01:18:31 +0100
On Mon, 19 Feb 2007 21:56:03 +0000
John Leach <john johnleach co uk> wrote:
> I've come across a strange problem that affects Ekiga. It usually
> works well, but once in a while my calls are so choppy as to be
> completely unusable. The strange behaviour is that if I start
> another process that is CPU intensive, Ekiga works fine!
> So, I experience choppy calls, then run:
> # dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/null bs=1M
> and the choppiness completely disappears. Kill dd and it reappears.
> I tend to get choppy calls for a whole session. Restarting Ekiga
> doesn't help.
> I'm using Ubuntu Edgy on an i386 Sony Vaio laptop. I use suspend to
> ram a lot, if that's any clue.
> So, I'm not sure if this is even a Ekiga bug. Any ideas anyone?
That's the second time I hear such a report: choppy sound goes away on
high CPU load (first report was on IRC).
In your special case: Maybe the CPU is throttled?
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