[PD] Cracks and pops from my sound card!!!

Michal Seta mis at music.mcgill.ca
Sun May 13 04:47:36 CEST 2001

try different values for -frags and -fragsize options when starting pd and see
if the problem goes away.

On Sat, 12 May 2001, Alfonso Acosta wrote:
> Hi
>  I finally managed to compile pd and it at least
> opens(thanks to Norbert Math  and Miller Puckette) Now
> my problem is that when I press in the help menu "test
> audio and midi" and then I press in "test tone" I hear
> cracks and pops all the time (I think I should hear a
> sine wave tone). The pan or balance works.  
>  First I thougt there was  a problem with my driver. I
> use an alsa driver with a creative soundblaster 512
> pci card. 'alsaconf' detects a soundblaster live!, and
> I think its ok cause it  has the same chipset as mine
> (I'm not totally sure). When alsaconf plays a sound
> sample (the one I hear when  I open linux) I hear it
> with cracks and pops too.  The point is that I don't
> have that problem with other applications (such as mp3
> and Cd players)   or even when I hear the same sample
> opening linux !!
> What should I do?
> thanks:
> Alfonso Acosta
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