[Ekiga-list] Alsa Weirdness

Damien Sandras dsandras at seconix.com
Tue Dec 5 10:52:52 UTC 2006

Le mardi 05 décembre 2006 à 02:29 -0800, George Boyd a écrit :
> Damien, I don't know whether this should be directed yo you or not. The
> problem I'm having is an annoyance with ALSA
> I can set Ekiga to use the default audio devices EXCEPT for the output
> device. I have to use the sound card directly. If I try to use the
> default for the output device, ALSA is very distorted and the jitter
> buffer goes berserk.
> I do have the /etc/asound.conf file setup (actually copied and pasted
> form The getting ALSA to work with several applications at once (
> http://wiki.ekiga.org/index.php/Getting_several_applications_using_the_sound_card_at_the_same_time_%3F) website.
> I've tried to figure out how to fine tune ALSA to stop this problem, but
> I really don't understand how ALSA works to be able to change anything
> intelligently
> .
> If it is something that may be easy to resolve, then any help will be
> appreciated. If not, Ekiga runs fine with the way I have it set, but it
> does cause problems with some other audio programs.

Ekiga 2.0.4 will have a workaround for that problem. Unfortunately, we
are waiting for some other bugs to be fixed in OPAL/PWLIB before the
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