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FS#44204 - [alsa-plugins] [pulseaudio] 0.5s sound delay with pulseaudio since alsa version 1.0.29

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Michael Koch (emkay443) - Monday, 16 March 2015, 06:57 GMT
Last edited by freswa (frederik) - Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 18:58 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Anatol Pomozov (anatolik)
Architecture x86_64
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


After ALSA upgrade from 1.0.28-1 to 1.0.29-1, sound output is about half a second delayed.
Downgrading alsa-lib, alsa-plugins and alsa-utils to 1.0.28 resolved it for me.
Haven't tested yet if sound is delayed without pulseaudio installed.

Additional info:
* alsa-lib 1.0.29-1, alsa-utils 1.0.29-1, alsa-plugins 1.0.29-1, pulseaudio 6.0-1

Steps to reproduce:
Upgrade ALSA from 1.0.28-1 to 1.0.29-1, reboot system, play audio/video.
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Closed by  freswa (frederik)
Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 18:58 GMT
Reason for closing:  None
Additional comments about closing:  This seems pretty stalled to me. If it's still an issue, please fill a re-open request. Thank you :)
Comment by Anatol Pomozov (anatolik) - Monday, 16 March 2015, 15:08 GMT
Please report it upstream maillist with additional information:
- what PCM do you have (aplay -l)?
- how do you try to play audio (aplay?)
Comment by Michael Koch (emkay443) - Saturday, 21 March 2015, 08:04 GMT
Commenting out lines 47-49 in my ( and uncommenting lines 56-61, thus re-enabling autodetect instead of using dmix like before, fixed my problem.
Comment by Michael Koch (emkay443) - Saturday, 21 March 2015, 08:06 GMT
$ aplay -l
**** Liste der Hardware-Geräte (PLAYBACK) ****
Karte 0: MID [HDA Intel MID], Gerät 0: CX20585 Analog [CX20585 Analog]
Sub-Geräte: 1/1
Sub-Gerät #0: subdevice #0
Karte 0: MID [HDA Intel MID], Gerät 3: HDMI 0 [HDMI 0]
Sub-Geräte: 1/1
Sub-Gerät #0: subdevice #0