[linux-audio-user] ripping a cd slows my clock and my modem grinds to a halt

John Check j4strngs at bitless.net
Wed Sep 8 14:45:14 EDT 2004


On Wednesday 08 September 2004 04:11 am, Steve Harris wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 08:27:13 +0100, robcanning wrote:
> > > > when ripping a cd my clock slows down and my modem grinds to a halt.
> > > > any ideas why this is happening?
> > > > i'm using redhat9 and grip 3.0.4
> > >
> > > Probably you need to turn on DMA for your cdrom.
> > >
> > > Regards...
> > >   Michael
> >
> > Thanks Michael,
> > i don't think this is the problem.
> > anyone on the LAU list have any ideas?
>
> Its more likly to be the opposite, if you have DMA on the IDE DMA
> controller can hog the bus. Try turning DMA off, your CPU load will go
> through the roof, but it might stop this behaviour, if it does there
> could be something that can be done about it.

Latency timer settings perhaps.

>
> - Steve


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