[LAU] Regular Xruns?

Dave Phillips dlphillips at woh.rr.com
Thu Aug 6 09:08:16 EDT 2009

Peder Hedlund wrote:
> Quoting David Baron <d_baron at 012.net.il>:
>> Simply listening to music with mplayer or xmms running through jack: I get
>> xruns approximately every 20 minutes--around the hour, 20min, 40min.  
>>  Not exact but +-2 second but around the third hour point.
> Check your /etc/crontab and see if something there's the culprit. If  
> my suspicion is right you probably have an entry with 0,20,40 or */20  
> there.

You might also check HAL polling with top or htop. I had a similar 
problem on my notebook, QJackCtl reported xruns at regular intervals. 
Htop revealed polling at exactly that interval. I disabled the polling, 
the ticking went away.



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