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Bug 432890

Summary: media-libs/alsa-lib w/ net-im/skype: snd_pcm_avail_update() returned a value that is exceptionally large: ??????? bytes (???? ms)
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Raymond Jennings <shentino>
Component: Current packagesAssignee: Gentoo ALSA team <alsa-bugs>
Severity: normal CC: net-im
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Attachments: debug spam from skype, advising me that this is an alsa bug
emerge --info
/etc/asound.conf: alsa config file

Description Raymond Jennings 2012-08-26 18:27:39 UTC
Created attachment 322308 [details]
debug spam from skype, advising me that this is an alsa bug

trying to activate skype while MPD was already playing music in the background.

expected:  shared sound

actual:  silent skype and debug spam
Comment 1 Raymond Jennings 2012-08-26 18:28:32 UTC
Created attachment 322310 [details]
emerge --info
Comment 2 Raymond Jennings 2012-08-26 18:29:03 UTC
Created attachment 322312 [details]
/etc/asound.conf: alsa config file
Comment 3 Samuli Suominen (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2014-06-24 06:17:16 UTC
I believe this bug is now obsolete because latest Skype forces use of pulseaudio, as they completely dropped support for plain-ALSA

Have fun setupping pulseaudio and retesting!
Comment 4 Samuli Suominen (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2014-06-24 13:51:51 UTC
Of course, if you can provide a way to reproduce this with new skype, or by other means, please reopen the bug accordingly!