[Ekiga-list] audio choking

Dominik Szczerba domi at vision.ee.ethz.ch
Fri Sep 7 12:25:04 UTC 2007

The debug log is here


BTW. I discovered another strange thing: I set audio to ALSA but ekiga
refuses to make a test call with xmms playing in bg (skype does not care).

I would be glad to find a solution,
Regards - Dominik

Damien Sandras wrote:
> Le vendredi 07 septembre 2007 à 13:38 +0200, Dominik Szczerba a écrit :
>> Hi,
>> Thanks for an answer. Pls see below.
>> Julien Puydt wrote:
>>> Dominik Szczerba a écrit :
>>>> I tried ekiga on debian testing with wireless broadband connection.
>>>> I could hear the lady in the test call talking and I could hear myself
>>>> back. However, the voices were heavily deformed (choking). I tried
>>>> changing the codecs to no luck. Any ideas what's wrong?
>>> There can be several things :
>>> (1) was video enabled ? [video can take much bandwith]
>> no, is disabled.
>>> (2) is the connection good enough? [good bandwith isn't enough for good 
>>> sound quality : one needs a very regular bandwith]
>> I dont believe this is the connection as I tried with a few (e.g. with a
>> very high quality wired connection at work). Anyway, how can I measure
>> this? It is good enough for skype. I would be very glad to hear some
>> more debugging suggestions.
> can you post a -d 4 output somewhere ?
> Not on the mailing list and not through a private e-mail, if possible.

Dominik Szczerba, Ph.D.
Computer Vision Lab CH-8092 Zurich

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