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Re: messages eat my harddisk because of alsa or pulse

On Tue, 20.01.09 04:17, Muayyad AlSadi (alsadi gmail com) wrote:

> Jan 20 04:00:43 localhost pulseaudio[3021]: module-alsa-sink.c: ALSA
> woke us up to write new data to the device, but there wa
> s actually nothing to write! Most likely this is an ALSA driver bug.
> Please report this issue to the PulseAudio developers.
> what is the reason,

Your ALSA driver is broken.

That said, I didn't expect that this message would be printed that
often on the setups where they happen. PA probably should have some
kind of rate limiter on that. However I think it is mostly a DoS in
rsyslog that no kind of rate limiting is done there:


> an update in alsa or pulse or most likely because I edited
> /etc/pulse/default.pa by to add
> load-module module-hal-detect tsched=0


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