Re: Sound with the CS4231 module (Ultra 5)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Ludovic Courtès) writes:
> I have an Ultra 5 where I use the `snd-sun-cs4231' module. Some
> applications seem to work fine with it (e.g., "mpg321", "aplay -r 44100
> -f cd" with appropriate input) while others don't.
> Beep-media-player, for instance, would play the music faster, as though
> it skipped one sample out of four or something like that. The situation
> with PulseAudio (using its `alsa-sink' module) is worse: it makes weird
> noise that can hardly be correlated with the input files.
FWIW, I now successfully work around these issues by using the OSS
compatibility layer. I.e., I install the `snd-pcm-oss' and
`snd-mixer-oss' modules and then have these applications that don't work
when using the ALSA API use their OSS plug-ins instead...