[icecast] stream sounds like poo for no apparent reason

Alex Walker alex at x3ja.co.uk
Wed Apr 24 10:14:27 PDT 2002

On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 01:16:34AM -0400, jim wrote:
> here at wkdu.org our minds are blown trying to figure out what our
> problem is, we are using a dell optiplex gx1 with a soundblaster live
> card. we are getting a nasty hum on the line in.  the thing is we plug
> a cd player directly into the soundcard the hum goes away and when we
> plug the line in into anything else there is no hum, so the question i
> ask where is the hum coming from?  we are completely boggled.  we are
> using the latest version of iceccast along with darkice.7.....if this
> wasnt enough i have a a lit paper due tomm that has made my head hurt
> on top of this......

Are you using ALSA?  I had a weird problem with ALSA and hum on my SB
Live.  I finally figured out I had to unmute the last emu10k1 channel in
alsamixer.  Try muting/unmuting some of them if you are indeed using



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-- Ambrose Bierce

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