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From: Eric Augustus <shrike@...>
Subject: Re: Bad performance on doom3 with alsa and oss
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 22:48:02 -0600
On Fri, Jan 13, 2006 at 09:34:32AM +0100, Etienne Imguimbert wrote:
>    Dear gentoo amd64 users
> 
>    I've installed doom3 via the emerge command, and I have several
>    problems of performance. I tried several configurations:
> 
>    - when I switch to alsa in doom3, I get very noisy sounds (I get
>    several messages of rejected packets by alsa in the shell)
> 

You could try changing to the alsa PCM setting, "seta s_alsa_pcm" to
"surround51" or anything else besides "default" in your DoomConfig.cfg. I
had issues with the default setting on my setup and switched. Now I get
pretty decent sound.

>    - when I switch to oss, I get huge slowdowns in the game (I think
>    there is a problem with the OSS emulation by alsa)
> 
>    - when playing timedemo demo1 in the doom3 prompt, I get a good number
>    of fps (about 60), but this benchmark is played without sound, so I
>    deduce that I have problem with sounds.
> 

The demo is not supposed to have sound.


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