Re: Audio skips when RAM is ~full

From: Jaroslav Kysela
Date: Sat Nov 01 2003 - 10:01:46 EST

On Sat, 1 Nov 2003, Anthony DiSante wrote:

> Yeah... in my experience, the whole ac'97 deal is pretty buggy (for one
> thing, with both ALSA and OSS drivers, output is distorted unless I keep the
> volume below ~70%...).

It's ok. The AC97 codecs can apply gain (not only attenuation). Thus you
can overdrive your analog output and hear distortion. It's analog
behaviour not a bug.


Jaroslav Kysela <perex@xxxxxxx>
Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
ALSA Project, SuSE Labs
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