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Re: Performance Issues with XMMS



Hmm standard things to try for this are:

set the global LANG=C or remove the UTF-8 from the language settings.

the sound card and other peripheals can affect the system performance if
the driver is loaded and say the KDE sound driver is running in
background. 

On Tue, 2003-07-22 at 01:52, Bill Rhodes wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Jul 2003, Warren Togami wrote:
> > On Mon, 2003-07-21 at 20:39, Bill Rhodes wrote:
> > > I don't think this has anything to do with XMMS.  I can get the CPU to peg
> > > at 100% just by dragging windows around, or running ls against /usr/lib
> > > (or some other directory with a large number of files).  It happens
> > > whether XMMS is playing (either MP3 or OGG files) or not.  Although
> > > anytime the CPU usage gets that high, XMMS skips (for me at least).
> >
> > What video card?  Using stock or 3rd party drivers?
> 
> ATI Rage Mobility P/M AGP 2x (Mach64), using stock driver as detected by
> the installer (ati).
> 
> > What sound card?  Using which driver?
> 
> Well, if I can get the CPU to peg without even starting XMMS, why would
> that matter?  But just for the sake of completeness, I've got a Crystal
> SoundFusion CS 4614 sound card, using the cs46xx driver (whith
> "thinkpad=1" passed as an option in /etc/modules.conf).
> 

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