Subject: [linux-audio-user] Re: newbie question: distortion in wav files
From: Anthony Perez-Miller (aperezmi_AT_indiana.edu)
Date: Tue Jun 18 2002 - 05:42:38 EEST
I'm using the default, which is esd (esdplay) in gnome, although I get
the same problem running the wav files through xmms (which uses libwav.so
as input and libesdout.so as output--both are versions 1.2.5).
One of the annoying things is that my sound card actually worked better
when I was running Red Hat 6.0. <sigh>
|: what are you using to play the wav files in linux?
|: - matthew
|: > My machine is a dual boot setup (Win98/Red Hat 7.2, kernel 2.4.9-34) with
|: > a CS 423x sound chipset. Eventually, I plan some simple editing of wav
|: > files.
|: > But there's a problem. I've downloaded a number of wav files from the
|: > web--mostly snippets of movie soundtracks and the like. They sound quite
|: > nice on the windows side of my system, but in linux they almost invariably
|: > pick up a high-frequency ringing, which renders them almost painful to
|: > listen to.
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