Sunday, June 13, 2010

Things shook with pulseaudio

I had a interesting night as I tried to watch the wonderful USA versus UK soccer world cup match and debug sound on my Fedora 13 box. I tried executing the following command "paplay -v /usr/share/sounds/KDE_Window_Close.wav" as my monitor and chair shook. I got off and it happened again.

My sleepy eyes told me something was not correct, my brain told me it is pulseaudio shaking the room with the sound, but my ears did not agree. Well I guess we'll know what happened in the morning, was it a quake, who won the soccer match and will pulse audio work as expected?

Dynamic programming for the binomial coefficient

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