Subject: Re: [ecasound] playback overrun problem
From: Kai Vehmanen (k_AT_eca.cx)
Date: Wed Apr 16 2003 - 00:36:13 EEST
On Tue, 15 Apr 2003, silvan wrote:
> My card is a ESS Maestro 2E which works with
> the snd1978 driver.
Has ecasound worked before this (previous versions of ALSA and/or
How about ALSA's OSS-emulation, does "ecasound -i /dev/dsp -o foo.wav"
> The problem doesn't seem to be the buffersize.
> The lowest breaks accually occured with 512 or 1024
> buffersize. Moreover i tryed with all kinds of
> options such as -z:intbuf -z:db -z:nodb etc.
How about -z:nointbuf?
> Strangely, if i increase bitsize to 24bit (eg. s24_le,2,44100)
> ecasound seems to be able to handle the overruns,
> but unfortunately the output is not usable. (even aplay
> is just answering with noise, whereas a file recorded with
> arecord in 24bit is working well).
How about 32bit operation (s32_le,2,44100)...? This should work with 24bit
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