On Tue, May 22, 2001 at 04:29:39PM -0700, Alex Zepeda <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> > Playing mp3's with mpg123 has been quite satistfactory until now.
> > Today I've discovered that every execution of sync(8) distorts
> > music by means of "stretching" musical phrase. 
> The obvious answer would be to not run sync(8) :^)
> Likely, what you're seeing is the combo of the pcm driver being pretty
> sensitive to other interrupt activity and the ata driver turning off write
> caching by default.

Probably not, because the sound file was on SCSI disk and I have WC
turned on for both ATA disks I have. Sync(8) was only for
demonstration purposes.

Vallo Kallaste

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