Pulseaudio cause sound error on spotify

Bug #442191 reported by SpinningAround on 2009-10-04
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: pulseaudio

While using spotify will sound output become fragmented and make it impossible to listen, log file give this output

14:05:16 pulseaudio[2020]: ratelimit.c: 9 events suppressed
14:05:21 pulseaudio[2020]: ratelimit.c: 14 events suppressed
14:05:26 pulseaudio[2020]: ratelimit.c: 10 events suppressed
14:05:31 pulseaudio[2020]: ratelimit.c: 10 events suppressed
14:05:36 pulseaudio[2020]: ratelimit.c: 7 events suppressed
14:05:41 pulseaudio[2020]: ratelimit.c: 10 events suppressed
14:05:46 pulseaudio[2020]: ratelimit.c: 12 events suppressed
14:05:51 pulseaudio[2020]: ratelimit.c: 14 events suppressed
14:05:56 pulseaudio[2020]: ratelimit.c: 7 events suppressed
14:06:01 pulseaudio[2020]: ratelimit.c: 13 events suppressed
14:06:06 pulseaudio[2020]: ratelimit.c: 14 events suppressed
14:06:11 pulseaudio[2020]: ratelimit.c: 10 events suppressed
14:06:16 pulseaudio[2020]: ratelimit.c: 12 events suppressed
14:06:22 pulseaudio[2020]: ratelimit.c: 13 events suppressed
14:06:27 pulseaudio[2020]: ratelimit.c: 11 events suppressed

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
AudioDevicesInUse:
 USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
 /dev/snd/controlC0: linux 2020 F.... pulseaudio
                      linux 8130 F.... spotify.exe
                      linux 8171 F.... explorer.exe
 /dev/snd/pcmC0D0p: linux 2020 F...m pulseaudio
Card0.Amixer.info:
 Card hw:0 'SB'/'HDA ATI SB at 0xfebf4000 irq 16'
   Mixer name : 'Realtek ALC660-VD'
   Components : 'HDA:10ec0660,10430000,00100001 HDA:10573055,104310c6,00100700'
   Controls : 24
   Simple ctrls : 16
Date: Sun Oct 4 14:35:27 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
Package: pulseaudio 1:0.9.18-0ubuntu3
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=sv_SE.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-11.38-generic
SourcePackage: pulseaudio
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-11-generic i686

I got it working using the OSS Driver instead of the ALSA Driver in winecfg. Wouldn't call it a bug fix, but at least I can use Spotify as normal again.

I think increasing the nice-level in /etc/pulse/daemon.conf made the problem go away. I set it to 3 instead of -11.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package pulseaudio - 1:0.9.22~0.9.21+341-g62bf-0ubuntu1

---------------
pulseaudio (1:0.9.22~0.9.21+341-g62bf-0ubuntu1) lucid; urgency=low

  * New snapshot based on stable-queue git branch (testing requested
    specifically by upstream)
    - LP: #164745, #173212, #201391, #204536, #207796, #210016, #221038,
    - LP: #226342, #230408, #236423, #237443, #250059, #269585, #274304,
    - LP: #274577, #275474, #277532, #277566, #277932, #278025, #280534,
    - LP: #283049, #286816, #287036, #292732, #298011, #298301, #300290,
    - LP: #302038, #311497, #311853, #324062, #339448, #344057, #348979,
    - LP: #350829, #356206, #367379, #367544, #369822, #371897, #374846,
    - LP: #375570, #381801, #399515, #402950, #403786, #408169, #409322,
    - LP: #409723, #410326, #410446, #417695, #417976, #419271, #421072,
    - LP: #422774, #423979, #424655, #425028, #427016, #431072, #432660,
    - LP: #437640, #437996, #442191, #443306, #443389, #446719, #449762,
    - LP: #455417, #461532, #464652, #483191, #497537, #503780
  * debian/patches/:
    + add: 0099-change-configure-git-version-tag.patch: Match released
           upstream 0.9.21 for shlibs and LIBPULSE_VERSION_INFO
    - drop: 0004-set-tsched0.patch (no longer relevant)
            0050-revert-pacmd-poll-argv.patch (no longer relevant)
            0056-dont-bail-on-sound-class-modem.patch (merged)
            0056-ignore-sound-class-modem.patch (merged)
            0058-Backport-4c793.patch (merged)
            0059-Backport-978d3.patch (merged)
            0060-fix-implicit-func-decl-cpu-arm.patch (merged)
            0061-Backport-c5fdb.patch (merged)
            0070-dont-bail-on-sound-class-modem-devs.patch (merged)
    + refresh: 0001-change-resample-and-buffering.patch
               0090-disable-flat-volumes.patch
               0091-dont-load-cork-music-on-phone.patch
               0057-load-module-x11-bell.patch
 -- Daniel T Chen <email address hidden> Thu, 14 Jan 2010 20:33:05 -0500

Changed in pulseaudio (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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