problems running rezound on a friend's computer

  • lofty00
Posted: Thu, 10/23/2008 - 12:53
Hello, I've been trying to get rezound working on an installation of 64studio I did for a friend. It's a fairly old machine with an on board sound card (can't remember sound card model). Rezound starts up OK but when recording from alsa there are regular clicks in the audio. If I record through jackd instead (starting qjackctl before rezound), it records OK but won't then play the recorded sound - when you press play it just sits there doing nothing. I would really like to get this program woring for my friend, as the interface is much friendlier than audacity and he seems to like what he's seen of it. If anyone has any suggestions for things I could try (short of compiling a custom install of rezound), that would be good. Alternatively, maybe the 64studio team could make up a 64studio package for rezound and put it in the backports repository? (At the moment it is just a debian package). I think this would be worth doing as rezound is a really nice sound editor when it's working, and it's a shame if people can't use it at the moment. andy

report back

  • lofty00
  • 08/14/08
  • Tue, 11/11/2008 - 22:41
Hi, I just tried installing the new sound card (an old pci soundblaster live with emu10k1 driver), and it is pretty much the same story. The clicking sound has gone when recording, but now when you play back the recorded sound it plays several times too fast. I'm a bit mystified because it seems to work fine on my laptop here. I'm thinking at the moment that from my point of view it's maybe not worth the effort to get this one app working, seeing as my friend seems happy enough to carry on using audacity (which works fine), but if you do get the time, maybe you could think about releasing a 64studio version of rezound which is a bit more up to date than the one in debian stable. andy

OK

  • lofty00
  • 08/14/08
  • Fri, 10/24/2008 - 19:40
OK will do that and report back.

card

  • Quentin Harley
  • 05/24/07
  • Thu, 10/23/2008 - 19:52
That would be the best place to start I think. Just dont get HDA... An old sound blaster live should do fine.

I'm using the debian etch

  • lofty00
  • 08/14/08
  • Thu, 10/23/2008 - 19:06
I'm using the debian etch package at the moment - was just wondering if there's a problem with this not working with 64studio in which case it might be good to have a 64studio package for it. Admittedly this could be a problem with my friend's sound card so maybe there's no need. It's not just jack settings - the worst problem is when using straight alsa there's a nasty burr in the recorded sound on top of what's being recorded. Audacity seems to work fine though which is what has made me think there's a problem with the rezound package in etch. I'll try putting a different sound card in that machine and see if that helps. andy

If I record through

  • Pablo
  • 07/11/07
  • Thu, 10/23/2008 - 18:58
>If I record through >jackd instead (starting qjackctl before rezound), it records OK but won't then play the recorded sound - >when you press play it just sits there doing nothing. ¿Isn't this the same issue as http://www.64studio.com/node/790, posts 3 to 5? I'm sure it's a question oj jack settings. Rezound works well as fas as I have tried it. I would do as Quentin suggests in the node above.

package

  • Quentin Harley
  • 05/24/07
  • Thu, 10/23/2008 - 17:50
There is a resound package in debian etch...