Re: [ecasound] Help me troubleshoot my recording.

From: Avuton Olrich <avuton@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Tue Aug 19 2008 - 15:57:05 EEST

On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 2:41 AM, Oliver Oli <oliver.oli+0815@email-addr-hidden> wrote:
> is the playtime of the file the expected time or is it shorter? i never
> heard some corrupt file like this, but it sounds for me a little like
> fast forwarding on a cd player. or the samples are just shuffled
> around. the first thing i would try is recording from analog input and
> see if that changes anything. if your problems disappear it's not
> ecasound, could still be alsa, but most probably the problem is
> outside of the computer. maybe:
> - replace the optical cable
> - try non-optical output, if you have coax (RCA) digital out
> - test another receiver
> - update firmware of receiver if thats possible
> if it still happens with analog in, it's ecasound or alsa or
> combination of both:
> - try another recording software
> - you could put jack before ecasound. this shouldn't make any
> difference, but who knows

Yes, it is shorter than it is expected, after the day's raw recording
it goes to flac which completely ignores the rest of the raw file
after this point. Thanks for the great suggestions, I'll add these to
my troubleshooting 'todo' list for this weekend.

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