On 20-Jan-01 Donald J . Maddox wrote:
> This is directly traceable to entropy harvesting by /dev/*random.
> I know it's not an option if you need to use ssh, but not loading
> random.ko will fix the sound problems when moving the mouse or
> typing.  It doesn't fix the 'hwptr went backwards' messages, though.

The entropy stuff only kicks in on the keyboard and mouse.  It can't really
help the hwptr backwards stuff, as that is due to the additional overhead in
the current interrupt path as well as asynchronous handling of interrupts.


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