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clay woodruff
January 12th, 2010, 08:18 AM
Would anyone know why i get a 90 - 100% spike in pulseaudio while streaming a movie through firefox. not all the time but enough. it also causes the screen to go gray and freeze

mikewhatever
January 12th, 2010, 10:42 AM
Check out a PA troubleshooting guide.
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=789578

Perhaps choosing a different codec will solve it.