Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] rb help needed: the sound of silence

On Sat, 2004-01-17 at 10:31, Andrew Taumoefolau wrote:
> Hi there,
> I'm having trouble getting Rhythmbox to play audio. Tracks play okay,
> everything appears to be proceeding in order, but I get no sound!
> Running rhythmbox from the command line produces the following output:
> INFO ( 6294: 0) Initializing GStreamer Core Library version 0.6.4
> INFO ( 6294: 0) CPU features: (00000762) MMX SSE 3DNOW MMXEXT
> INFO ( 6294: 0) registry: loaded global_registry in 0.147214 seconds
>      (/var/lib/gstreamer/0.6/registry.xml)
> Opening alsa device "default" for playback...
> Preparing channel: (null) 44100Hz, 2 channels
> ** (rhythmbox:6294): WARNING **: error setting rate (44100): Invalid
> argument
> I'm using rb 0.6.4 on a very recently updated Debian unstable system,
> linux kernel 2.6.1, using Alsa drivers for a Creative Vibra Live sound
> card. I've configured gstreamer to use alsasink as its audio sink. Totem
> and gnome-cd both play okay, but I've noticed that gstreamer-properties
> produces the same error that rb does when testing, and similarly does
> not produce any sound
> Apologies if this isn't a rhythmbox issue but it would be lovely to be
> able to resolve this issue :).
> Regards,

Make sure you are using oss emulation in alsa and also make sure
gstreamer is using osssink. As far as I know, the alsa module for gst is
still broken in the 0.6.x series.

Sean Harshbarger

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