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Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Tue Jun 10 23:43:29 CEST 2008

On Tuesday 10 June 2008 19:29:26 Asheesh Laroia wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Jun 2008, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > we have been shipping pulseaudio (which is quite a CPU hog on embedded
> > systems) on our rootfs for quite a while now. The main reason not to use
> > alsa directly was because of mixing, since alsa dmix absolutely does not
> > cut it.
> Is it a CPU hog even when the sounds are all the same frequency and no
> resampling has to be done?

Yes, it is. It appears to be happily mixing and resampling zero's, if idle. 
And automatic module unloading on idle just got deprecated...


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