I have searched through the mailing list archives and have been unable to find an answer to this.

My audio always lags behind the video by about 0.5 seconds.  It does this with DVDs, DVDs ripped to my hard drive, mpegs, anything I've tried.  I know about the m/n keys and can fix it using that, however, that seems to just be a band-aid and not a real fix.  Plus, I don't want to have to hit the m/n keys 10 times every time I watch a movie.  Anybody have any suggestions to permanently fix this?  mplayer and VLC are all sync'd up fine, but I'd really rather use xine.

Is there any option to set the delay through a command line option or the config file?  That way, I wouldn't have to press the m/n keys every time.

Some other info that might help:
Redhat fedora core 5 (I've used the precompiled packages and my own compiled from source)
Sound card is Chaintech AV-710 using the ALSA drivers, latest version.
I've run xine-check and everything seems good.

I apologize in advance if this has already been covered, but I couldn't find any solutions other than "use the m and n keys to sync it up."  Thanks.

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