[alsa-devel] Audio on Linux is a mess
Robert Vincent Krakora
rob.krakora at messagenetsystems.com
Mon Oct 20 18:47:40 CEST 2008
Marek Vasut wrote:
> You got what you paid for.
> Maybe if you change your attitude and supply some information, someone might
> consider looking in your issue, othervise it would be a problem since I
> forgot my crystal ball back at home.
> On Monday 20 of October 2008 16:41:45 Fred . wrote:
>> Yeah, fix the Linux audio so that if an application behaves wrong, or
>> does something stupid, then after I close the application, the system
>> should be silent.
>> It shouldn't continue make sound even after I quit the application.
>> And PulseAudio shouldn't crash because one application did something
>> even if it was stupid.
>> On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 8:35 AM, Marek Vasut <marek.vasut at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Friday 17 of October 2008 15:24:20 Fred . wrote:
>>>> ALSA lib pulse.c:272:(pulse_connect) PulseAudio: Unable to connect:
>>>> Timeout ALSA lib pulse.c:272:(pulse_connect) PulseAudio: Unable to
>>>> connect: Timeout AL lib: alsa.c:344: Could not open playback device
>>>> 'default': Connection refused AL lib: oss.c:179: Could not open
>>>> /dev/dsp: Device or resource busy File
>>>> py" , line 340, in driver_init_device = alc.alcOpenDevice(device_name)
>>>> Audio on Linux is a mess.
>>>> I launch an Python script that uses audio then it breaks, and when the
>>>> Python script is closed, I still hear the audio skipping and repeating
>>>> "kakakakakakaka" in infinite loop.
>>>> And PulseAudio seems to be frozen.
>>>> Then I kill PulseAudio and finally the audio noise stops.
>>>> Oh, and I heard OpenAL downsamples stereo to mono on Linux due to a bug.
>>>> Whole audio on Linux is just a big mess.
>>> Please behave yourself.
>>> Is there any way we can help you (which I doubt, but ...)?
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>>>> Alsa-devel at alsa-project.org
> Stop ranting and provide some information so that the rest of us can attempt to help you.
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