[MPlayer-users] mplayer alsa behavior playing video vs audio.

Andy Furniss adf.lists at gmail.com
Sat May 3 21:10:27 CEST 2014

Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On Fri, May 02, 2014 at 09:44:23PM +0100, Andy Furniss wrote:
>> Andy Furniss wrote:
>>>>> The thing is I can't reproduce it when playing video with
>>>>> s/w decode.
>>>>> mplayer -ao alsa:device=hw=1.3 a video
>> It turns out that I can reproduce playing video now - but it has to
>> be SD - I was testing with HD 264 and it seems that by luck these
>> are loading up my CPUs enough or something, so they always work.
>> Cpufreq on_demand is not the issue here I already disabled that.
> I doubt it's your CPUs. It sounds more like DPMs/reclocking/whatever
> (basically, cpufreq for your GPU). I forgot what you use, but for
> Radeon cards there is some sysfs entries that allow forcing power
> management off and instead a fixed frequency/speed. That might help
> for example.

Yea, I've been playing around with those old and new, but they don't
help. I can get perfect audio now the only thing is I need to be running
a nexuiz timedemo :-).

Anyway, thanks for the help, I've added the info to the bug.

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