Re: sndio:disconnected problems on FreeBSD 12.1

From: Alexandre Ratchov <>
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2020 18:51:11 +0200
On Sun, Aug 02, 2020 at 01:15:14PM +0000, MrPhyber wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I'm running FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE with sndio 1.7.0. I've always used sndio
> only with a play sub-device (default) and a mon device to record desktop audio.
> Recently I had to use the mic in a full-duplex program (i.e. chromium), so
> I created a default sub-device (snd/0.default) with -m play,rec and that
> is all fine, but after a random while I get play and rec xruns continuously
> and then the final sndiod:disconnected. After that I have to restart both
> sndiod
> and the program that was using it in full-duplex continuing the cycle.
> I have tried with an USB audio card and a Realtek ALC255 (Intel HD audio),
> same thing. Note that all values concerning block size are default, I tried
> other values but still the same thing. What am I missing?
> Thanks in advance.

It's supposed to work without teaks. What you describe tends to
happens when play and recording rates are not strictly the same. Could
you confirm that both directions are using the same device?

Do you know if this is a new problem?
Received on Mon Aug 03 2020 - 18:51:11 CEST

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