[lug] ecasound

ljp ljp at llornkcor.com
Wed Aug 15 06:42:36 MDT 2001

At 00:02 8/15/2001 -0700, you wrote:
>Has anyone had success using ecasound (or any other
>tool) for recording audio through the line-in on a
>sound card?
>Any pointers to resources on using ecasound (or other
>recording tool) other than the ecasound manpage or
>Interactive mode help?
>As best as I can tell, you can record with ecasound
>using the start command, but when I run it, I get the
>   (eca-control) ERROR: Warning! Selected chainsetup
>cannot be connected. Can't perform requested action.
>Then I check the Chainsetup and it says:
>   State: not valid - cannot be connected
>Unfortunately, I haven't been able to find where or
>how I can change the state to a valid one.

Ecasound can be a bear to try to use sometimes. Sounds like you may not 
have /dev/dsp setup correctly. Can you get other audio apps like xmms to play?
What does doing the command
cat /proc/devices
tell you?


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