Sound problems under Debian
Timo Juhani Lindfors
timo.lindfors at iki.fi
Fri Sep 5 19:05:37 CEST 2008
Sven Bretfeld <sven.bretfeld at gmx.ch> writes:
> 1. There seems to be no sound at all. 'aplay file.wav' just pretends
> to play but neither gives any output nor returns the cursor.
plays here. I used
alsactl store -f aplay-audible1.state
to save my alsa settings at
Can you please compare this against yours?
> 2. xfmedia doesn't start at all. An attempt to start the program from
> a shell, too, doesn't give any output or error message.
Can you try mplayer first? I can install xfmedia too if it really has
some openmoko specific issue but I'd like to hear if mplayer works for
> 3. The ring tone is just a lousy noise.
You mean you don't like the tune? ;-) I don't like it either and it's
also non-free so it's going to change anyway. If you know python you
can fix this from the source code (apt-get source fso-frameworkd and
search for ".sid").
> 4. During a phone call, voices are poorly transmitted (noisy), for me
> as well as for the recipient.
That is bit more complex issue. It would definitely help if we could
record some standard test call.
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