[Mplayer-users] Audio problem: it has 'wheezing' artifacts

Arpi arpi at thot.banki.hu
Tue Jun 5 14:39:09 CEST 2001


> > Did you tuning of your Linux driver for SB16?
> > It seems that you have misconfigured Linux driver.
> > I have Creative SB16 (Vibra 16c) PnP but my card never used dma 3
> > (16-bit DMA channel).
> Ok, my fault. smpeg actually has the same problem. It's not the soundcard
> or mplayer, but the videocard or it's driver. (s3 virge/dx 2mb). If I run
> X in a smaller resolution (640x480 rather that 1024x768), or decrease the
> refresh rate (60 Hz rather than 85) the sound plays perfectly. Somehow,
> Windows 98 manages to play everything fine in any resolution. I think I
> should report this to the XFree virge driver maintainer. Or get a better
> card :)
maybe win98 has good drivers, while linux not. S3 was never famous of its
linux support. buy a G400 and enjoy fullscreen at 1280x1024.

> By the way in Windows 98 the picture is much smoother, this is especially
> noticeable during credits, that move from bottom to top. I suppose that's
> because Windows can achieve a much better a/v sync. Is it true? Is it
> fixable?
slow hardware. if your system (including good drivers) is fast enough,
it will be smooth.

A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team

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