[alsa-devel] Intermittent cut out on the video

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Thu Nov 28 09:29:45 CET 2013

Dolevo Jay wrote:
> I have two sound cards on my system and I use the [multi plugin] to
> have audio from two jacks simultaneously.
> The audio coming from the jack on the pc is cutting out intermittently.
> It just cuts out for a fraction of a second and continues as normal
> and after some time it happens again.

The two cards use different sample clocks, so it is not possible to feed
them reliably from the same stream.

You would need software that measures that actual sample rate of both
devices and resamples its output appropriately.  Try using PulseAudio.


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