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Subject: Re: Buffer Underrun
From: gerald clark (
Date: 2003-01-11

This is Really odd.
Now the water mark is at 60000 on the same MP3.

gerald clark wrote:
> I am running current CVS version.
> I like to listen to Wales Radio programs.
> When playing 32Kbps 22KHz MP3 with anti skip set to the
> max of 7 seconds, the watermark is at 0x11170.
> In debug, I see that the buffer position display is
> only updated every 0x10000 bytes. It appears that
> the watermark is checked at this time.
> Since with this MP3, this is every 10 seconds or so,
> the buffer ocassionally underruns.
> It does not even turn on the drive until after the buffer reaches 0.
> Can't the buffer be compared to the water mark more often?
> Perhaps every 0x8000 bytes instead?

Gerald L. Clark

Aero TerraTrike #1

Member: Sky Soaring

Illinois, U.S.A.

Archos Recorder JBR20101 1.28 0x302 positive 0x200 positive 11.0592

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