[arch-general] audio skipping frequently with vlc

Matthew Monaco dgbaley27 at verizon.net
Wed Mar 2 18:40:09 EST 2011

On 03/02/2011 12:37 PM, Divan Santana wrote:
> On Wednesday 02 March 2011 08:18:06 Matthew Monaco wrote:
>> I recently noticed then when playing DVDs and other audio files through VLC
>> that  the audio skips frequently. It doesn't get out of sync, just goes
>> mute for a split second.
>> I tried the past few versions of VLC but it still happens, so I guess it's
>> one  of the dependencies, but I'm not sure which.
>> Has anyone noticed/fixed this?
> I've also this, specifically when playing music via amarok and KDE setup using
> phonon-vlc as preferred and specifically just before and after song change.
> As a result, I still use phonon-xine until this is fixed.
> --
> Divan Santana

I forgot to mention that this doesn't happen with totem, so I guess it's a 
ffmpeg thing?

I tried downgrading vlc, ffmpeg, and alsa-libs/alsa-utils. Nothing helped.

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