[meta-freescale] pulseaudio makes system unstable

Alexander Shashkevych alex at stunpix.com
Sat Nov 29 02:46:46 PST 2014

>>>>>> May [1] be related with your problems?
>>>>>> [1] http://git.freescale.com/git/cgit.cgi/imx/linux-2.6-imx.git/tree/sound/soc/fsl/imx-hdmi-dma.c?h=imx_3.10.31_1.1.0_beta2#n289
>>>>> Interesting. I've found same #ifdefs in yocto branch I'm using with
>>>>> kernel 3.10.17, but there is no #define that disables  neon's dma for
>>>>> hdmi, so I'll define it and recompile.
>>>> Yeah! That's it! No more crashes, no more unexpected exits from apps
>>>> and even more, earlier sound was always choppy and now it is not.
>>>> Through hdmi.
>>>> I also added --disallow-exit and --exit-idle-time to pulse server and
>>>> now it doesn't exit unexpectedly.
>>>> Thank you guys! You really helped me.
>>> Not so fast! Now as a demonstration of gratitude you could prepare a
>>> nice patch which do the define and apply it on our linux-imx recipe?
>>> That would be awesome!
>> I would be glad to do so, but to be honest, I'm not sure has it any
>> sense, because instability was detected on imx-linux-3.10.17,
>> meanwhile imx_3.10.31_1.1.0_beta already has this issue fixed and soon
>> it will be integrated to yocto.
> It does as 3.10.31 is 1.8 material and 1.7 (Dizzy) will stay on
> 3.10.17 releases.

Last question: as I can see there is no way to create generic patch
that will cover all kernels, because each kernel from arm-extra layer
overrides SRC_URI with its own entries. I'm not sure how to handle


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