[LAU] sound card "sync/distortion"

MarcO'Chapeau marco at marcochapeau.org
Tue Mar 17 07:10:19 EDT 2009

On Tue, 17 Mar 2009 09:01:20 +0100, Atte André Jensen
<atte.jensen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I have a toshiba laptop with a "HDA Intel" sound card and an Edirol USB 
> ua-1a sound card.
> atte at vestbjerg:~$ lspci | grep -i audio
> 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio 
> Controller (rev 03)
> Although none of these are pro cards and I don't expect them to be able 
> to perform well with low latency, I have a problem that I feel should be 
> resolveable.
> If I run jack through qjackctl, clients can often "mess up" jack esp 
> when loading heavy stuff. This results in the sound becoming distorted 
> in a metal-like way. A simple restart of jack seems to resolve this.

- Which Jack version ?
- can you record the distortion ?
- Do you get Xruns, or does it just sound weird ?

Marc-Olivier Barre.
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