Re: [GnomeMeeting-list] On sound codecs
- From: Damien Sandras <dsandras seconix com>
- To: JCA <1 41421 gmail com>
- Cc: gnomemeeting-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [GnomeMeeting-list] On sound codecs
- Date: Sun, 19 Jun 2005 18:43:50 +0200
Le dimanche 19 juin 2005 à 09:36 -0700, JCA a écrit :
> But I am using ALSA! When I run the druid, the device is reported as
> Intel ICH5.
> Is it the case that with ALSA /dev/dsp is not used?
Yes of course, /dev/dsp is only used with OSS. I don't remember the ALSA
device names, that's something in /dev/snd/
Do aplay and arecord work?
PS: please keep the thread on the mailing list for further reference.
> On 6/19/05, Damien Sandras <dsandras seconix com> wrote:
> > Le vendredi 17 juin 2005 à 10:58 -0700, JCA a écrit :
> > > I am running GM 1.2.1, and have two questions:
> > >
> > > 1) What is one supposed to do with all the sound codecs in the
> > > preferences? Why would I want to use a given codec, rather than
> > > another?
> > >
> > > 2) In the past, I have been able to test against the voxgratia robot
> > > with some success. All of a sudden, however, whenever I start a
> > > connection to it GM prints out the following message:
> > >
> > > Could not open audio channel for audio transmission
> > >
> > > I have used the lsof command to check out /dev/dsp, and nobody seems
> > > to be using it.
> > > What is going on? My sound board is working fine - as is most
> > > gallingly illustrated by the fact that skype still works flawlessly.
> > Why using OSS when ALSA is available, rock-solid and officially replaced
> > OSS since a few months now?
> > Some OSS drivers are not able to record and play in full-duplex at the
> > samplerates requested by GnomeMeeting and that could be your problem.
> > --
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