Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Freezing after playing for around 8 hours

Sorry for the delay; I'm just getting some time to revisit this.

On Dec 11, 2007 7:32 AM, Jonathan Matthew <notverysmart gmail com> wrote:
On Dec 11, 2007 2:10 PM, Andrew Conkling < andrew conkling gmail com> wrote:
> I have been noticing a problem with Rhythmbox when I leave it playing
> overnight. I usually put on my bedtime playlist, which is more or less
> just one or two artists' albums. It seems that after around 8 hours,
> it freezes up. I can't quantify this, but it's usually in early
> morning.
> [...]
> I'm running 0.11.3 using the crossfade/gapless backend. Anyone seen
> this or have any suggestions for debugging?

You'll probably find that disabling alsa dmix will fix this. I can
never remember how you're supposed to do this, though.

>From what I understand, dmix is what enables multiple sounds to play at once (for cards that don't support it). Would I really want to disable that?

Also, not to doubt you, but that seems like just a workaround. Is there an underlying (gstreamer?) bug behind this?


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