[LAU] Media Players vs Xorg?

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Sat Aug 1 22:00:08 EDT 2009

David Baron wrote:
> I find that I must renice most any media player to at least -5 to get well-
> behaved play. I believe the problem is competition with X for resources (I am 
> running a Debian Sid box with KDE4). Then, my and renicer daemon will set them 
> back to 0 after I have been listening for a while.

KDE 3.5.10 here running on both Lenny and Sidux. Have never had any 
problem with media players competing with X for resources, have never 
had to renice them. Everything just plays fine.

Maybe the problem is KDE4?

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