Subject: Re: mplayer performance, was Re: lost interrupt + messages
To: None <,>
From: Jared D. McNeill <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/09/2002 19:02:08
> From: Frederick Bruckman <>
> I believe that. I just use "xmmix" to control the volume. By the way,
> you can verify my suspicion that the sound driver is responsible (or
> disprove it) by running with "-ao null". I find the sdl drivers to be
> too slow for my K6-2 450, even with "-ao null", but the OP's XP 1900+
> should have more than enough raw horsepower, which led me to suspect
> the sound driver.

Have you tried setting SDL_DSP_NOSELECT=1 in your environment while using the 
SDL audio driver? I had to do this to get the audio in Myth II (running under 
compat_linux) to be smooth.