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AC '97 Audio Plays Fast

Hi, sound plays too fast on my system. I had the same problem with
Solaris, and it was fixed with the information below. I guess I don't know
if this is the right mailing list for this discussion.
Below is the information. E-mail me with questions.
Thanks for your help.


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Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2003 16:05:52 +0200 (MEST)
From: Juergen Keil <jk_(_at_)_tools_(_dot_)_de>
To: merkurie_(_at_)_m-net_(_dot_)_arbornet_(_dot_)_org
Subject: Re: audioi810 & Solaris 9


> > Hi, I don't know if you remember me or not, but I was the person in the
> > solarisonintel Yahoo Group that had a problem with the sound going to
> > fast. We chatted back and fourth a few times, and finally you figured it
> > out. Well, I am trying OpenBSD out with this same system for the first
> > time. It also has the same problem, I was wondering if you could tell me
> > what it was you did so I can post to a OpenBSD mailing list.
> > Thank you for your time.
> I think it was this patch (for the linux alsa sound drivers) ...
>   http://www.alsa-project.org/archive/alsa-user/msg08787.html
> ... that tried to solve exactly the same problem. I've adapted the
> patch to my audio drivers and replaced the hardcoded 'magic' value
> 41194 with a user configurable parameter.
> It seems the latest linux alsa drivers are now trying to measure the
> AC'97 codec clock rate.

Btw, apparently NetBSD does the same:


See the auich_calibrate() function at the end of the auich.c file.

Jürgen Keil          		jk_(_at_)_tools_(_dot_)_de
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