lauri at ruja.ee
Sun May 14 08:14:47 UTC 2006
> Actually 2 of them.
> 1. I can only make one connection per reboot, otherwise there is
> "something wrong with the audio device" when a new connection is
> attempted. My headphones continue to function normally. And my own
> voice is flawless both in my phones and at the other end of the call.
This is a known bug, Skype doesn't close the device. Restarting Skype
> 2. Reception is very intermittent, and coupled with a lot of chuttering
> noises. This I verified is on my end by trying the echo123 facility,
> even the ladies recorded voice was chopped up into just fractions of a
> word here and there.
This is also a common problem. I fixed this with dmix-ing.
My solution: http://forum.skype.com/viewtopic.php?p=197195#197195
> As a point of note, skype only opens a path to /dev/dsp once on the
> reboot and restart. It shows 3 opens to /dev/mixer when a failed call
> to echo123 is live, and leaves 2 of them behind when it has been hung up.
> The audio system is an ATX in an HP laptop. OS is 386 FC5 with all
> updates on an amd64 turion system.
> Does anybody have a clue to share?
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