[PlanetCCRMA] Audacity

Mark Knecht Mark Knecht <markknecht@gmail.com>
Mon Oct 25 07:00:02 2004

I get the same message on my office desktop machine which doesn't have
sound loaded. Are you able to use other sound apps? (I almost always
start with alsaplayer since it works easily with Alsa or Jack.)

Could arts be running? (Or trying to run...) Sometimes when I used
KDE, or even just a KDE app, arts would spawn a sound process that
wouldn't complete. The process stays in mrmory blocking other apps
from using Alsa. I'd kill -9 that process and Alsa would start working

Good luck,

On Mon, 25 Oct 2004 14:39:37 +0100, Jamie Bullock <jamie@postlude.co.uk> wrote:
> Dear list,
> I am having some trouble getting Audacity to work on my FC2/planetccrma
> box. Regardless of which kernel I boot (2.6.5 - 2.6.8) I always get the
> same error:
>     "There was an error initializing the audio i/o layer.
>     You will not be able to play or record audio
>     Error: Host error"
> I am using a Cmedia 8738 sound card.
> I have done some hunting on the web, and someone suggested adding
> "pcm.hw:0,1" under "use custom options" in the KDE sound and multimedia
> control centre. This didn't fix the problem.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Jamie Bullock
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