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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.
For the sake of argument I'll ignore all your fighting words.
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