Bad sound in F12 with SB live soundcard (emu10k1)

Joachim Backes joachim.backes at
Wed Nov 4 17:14:32 UTC 2009

On 11/04/2009 05:25 PM, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Wed, 04 Nov 2009 17:06:37 +0100, Joachim wrote:
>> On 11/04/2009 04:17 PM, Michael Schwendt wrote:
>>> On Wed, 04 Nov 2009 14:09:35 +0100, Joachim wrote:
>>>> Having a SB Live soundcard (PCI) on my box, driven by emu10k1. But when
>>>> using F12 Beta, the sound is totally blurred and overdriven. I'm running
>>>> pulseaudio.
>>>> Remark: no such awful sound in F11.
>>> What CPU is this with? (cat /proc/cpuinfo)
>> AMD Athlon(tm) XP 3000+
> That's not as detailed as "cat /proc/cpuinfo", but this cpu can do MMX
> and SSE at least, afaik (albeit not SSE2).
> Means you could try the suggestion from bz 530049 and run the
> PA daemon with a PULSE_NO_SIMD=1 environment variable (in order to
> disable the MMX+SSE optimisations). If that doesn't help, your problem
> is a different one.

Michael, thank you for your advice which was very helpful. Now getting 
clean sound as in F11.



Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at>

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