Audacity recording issue
sean.bruno at dsl-only.net
Thu Feb 21 15:46:48 UTC 2008
On Thu, 2008-02-21 at 11:09 +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Feb 2008 19:39:12 -0800, Sean Bruno wrote:
> > On Tue, 2008-02-19 at 11:04 +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > > On Mon, 18 Feb 2008 21:01:56 -0800, Sean Bruno wrote:
> > >
> > > > I've noted that while using Audacity to record from my USB phonograph
> > > > the speed of the audio that is recorded speeds up in frequency. This
> > > > seems to coincide with playback from another audio device, either Amarok
> > > > playing a stream or Pidgin message notifications.
> > >
> > > Is this reproducible with a newer Audacity than in Fedora?
> > > e.g. http://mschwendt.fedorapeople.org/audacity/
> > >
> > Unfortunately it is.
> > However, I do like the improvements in this version of Audacity.
> > My testing scenario is:
> > Run pidgin, run audacity, record something with audacity. No audio from
> > Pidgin. Sometimes audio card locks up and plays garbage audio requiring
> > a reboot to clear.
> "garbage audio requiring a reboot" sounds like a problem at the level of
> the ALSA driver. Audacity uses ALSA natively and exclusively, not via a
> PulseAudio interface.
Won't that be an issue for Fedora Users then?
I typically have Amarok and Pidgin running all the time. I do not see
these issues in this configuration, so I don't know if it's strictly an
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