[Om2008.9] Using Freerunner as a digital audio player

GNUtoo at no-log.org GNUtoo at no-log.org
Mon Oct 13 15:02:39 CEST 2008

> On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 10:45:01AM +0200, Xavier Cremaschi wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> yesterday I tried to use qtopia-phone-x11-mediaplayer and some ogg/mp3
>> files to transform the FR into a digital audio player.
>> I have encountered 3 software problems :
>> 1. audio quality is bad (whereas it is good with Debian+Sonata/Mpd, so
>> definitively not a hardware problem here) : is there a way to tune some
>> parameters ?
>> 2. external speakers still work after headphones being plugged : is
>> there an alsa subtlety here ? (it switches automatically with Debian)
>> 3. software relies upon tags, which I do not use at all. I have a
>> precise filesystem scheme and no need of tag-based players trying to
>> sort my music. Is there a way of telling the thing to stop trying to be
>> smart ? I need a dumb soft here ;)
>> qtopia-phone-x11-mediaplayer seems totally usable with fingers, and
>> that's the big motivation for me to use it.
> 4. battery life :)
> Rui
By the way what compilation options should i use to get mms:// in mplayer
of openembedded because in debian it works(but does not use libmad and
similar fixed point library)?

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