Saturday, 18 July 2009

Pulse Audio. Complexity Reigns!

Not sure about you, but I do hear people grumbling about Pulse Audio, generally when they get weird audio sample dropping issues or just things don't seem to work.

The following diagram from Wikipedia allows one to get a better understanding of the complexity of all that audio plumbing between the kernel and application:

(Click on the above image and then click on the SVG to get a full sized diagram).

Hrmm.. so no wonder it can be hard to figure out weird audio issues... :-)

1 comment:

  1. Is Pulse really necessary today?