[PlanetCCRMA] Meterbridge

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Wed Apr 14 11:35:02 2004

> > Just a quick question about alsa, jack, and meterbridge that I can't find the 
> > answer to:
> > When starting Meterbridge how do I figure out the names of alsa inputs to 
> > specify for my particlular sound card? (SoundBlaster Live) Such as  
> > alsa_pcm:in_1 alsa_pcm:in_2  etc.?  I want to monitor the stereo line input.
> > Is there a way to list the available ports?
> yeah, jack_lsp, but they will be alsa_pcm:capture_1 and 2.
> You can also run "meterbridge - -" and then hook it up with qjackctl or
> similar.

This incantation (all in one line) will start meterbridge pointing to
all alsa capture ports - and start jack through qjackctl if it is not
already running):

/usr/bin/jack_lsp | /bin/grep "alsa_pcm:capture" | xargs
/usr/bin/meterbridge -t dpm -n "Capture_Monitor"

-- Fernando