Re: [ecasound] Recording and monitoring

From: Pierre Lorenzon <>
Date: Sat Nov 29 2008 - 08:55:04 EET


From: Kai Vehmanen <kvehmanen@email-addr-hidden>
Subject: Re: [ecasound] Recording and monitoring
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2008 23:41:51 +0200 (EET)

> Hi,
> On Mon, 24 Nov 2008, Pierre Lorenzon wrote:
> > Sorry if this question was already answered many times on the
> > list and simply tell me where is a good hint if necessary.
> >
> > I would like to monitor what I am recording with
> > ecasound. Hence I used following command :
> > ecasound -c -a:1,2 -i alsa \
> > -a:1 -o alsa -a:2 -o file.wav
> >
> > But it doesn't work : the sound "splits".
> That should work though. There will be some more delay than with
> hw-monitoring, but it should work. What do you exactly mean by sound
> "splitting"...?

  Indeed I get following message :
  WARNING: ALSA playback underrun, glitches in audio playback
  possible ....

  It seems that I can correct this problem by passing
  -f:16,2,48000 and -z:intbuf options to ecasound. I saw that
  somebody did that by reading the mailing list archive.



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