Bad sound in F12 with SB live soundcard (emu10k1)

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Wed Nov 4 18:55:28 UTC 2009

On Thu, 2009-11-05 at 05:48 +1100, David Timms wrote:
> On 11/05/2009 03:25 AM, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > 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.

> Are these CPUs so old that a very noticeable problem like this would not 
> be an F12 release blocker ?

sound issues have a very high barrier to being release blockers, because
they can be fixed well with an update. issues that affect the critical
path stuff (graphics, installer, network) have a lower barrier because
fixing them with updates is much less optimal.

Adam Williamson
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