[PD] help with mic input in linux?

delire delire at selectparks.net
Tue Jun 24 07:33:26 CEST 2003

errm that was 'pd -rt -alsa -inchannels 2'

rogue hyphen.


On Tue, 24 Jun 2003 15:30:06 +1000
delire <delire at selectparks.net> wrote:

//are using pd with alsa?. 
//try this first: 
//'pd -rt -alsa inchannels 2' and or set it in your ~/.pdrc
//if you are hearing input coming across the speakers then your bottle neck is pd. if this doesn't work you may need to explore setting your audio in devices, yes.
//On Mon, 23 Jun 2003 14:19:32 -0400
//David Merrill <dmerrill at media.mit.edu> wrote:
////Hi there -
////I'm struggling to get microphone input into pd from linux.  I'm using 
////ALSA, and the planet-ccrma version of Redhat 8.0 on an IBM thinkpad. 
//// The main things I don't understand are:
////- how do the settings in alsamixer affect how audio comes into PD?  (the 
////main reason I ask is that when I boost the level of the mic and/or 
////line-in in alsamixer, I *hear* the microphone/line audio coming out of 
////the speakers of my PC, but so far I haven't been able to get PD to grab it)
////- (relately), can I have the levels of mic/line turned down or even 
////muted in alsamixer, but still get this audio into PD for processing? I 
////don't actually want the audio to go straight through my system to my 
////speakers (thus I want to turn down/off these levels in alsamixer), but I 
////do want the audio to be available to PD for processing.
////- is there any good way to figure out how "-audioindev" devices are 
////numbered in linux other than trial and error?  (in the presence of my 
////above problem, I'm not sure if "-audioindev 1" is any more likely to 
////work than "-audioindev 10" based on the multitude of devices that show 
////up in alsamixer..)
////much appreciated!
////-David Merrill
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