Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 494059
recorded sound is defective
Last modified: 2010-06-28 07:41:15 EDT
Description of problem:
recorded sound (ogg file, from mic) has rapid alternation of sound and silence - the sound appears to be the actual recorded sound, but it is constantly interrupted. Sounds like machine gun fire!
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
F11 beta livecd
Steps to Reproduce:
1. try to record!
Additional info: similar problem with F10, reported as bug 482932. However, in that case it only happened if the PA volume control was not open. Now it happens all the time.
FWIW, I don't see it as progress that you now have to use the terminal in order to select input from line input. How else do you get stereo input?
Version of gnome-media? Did you test with 2.26.0?
Does the same problem happen when using arecord to record the audio?
I just used the F11 live CD. That has gnome-sound-recorder 2.25.92.
Haven't tried yet with arecord. Will get back to you
arecord works, as does sound-recorder when making a wav file. But using the live cd I haven't found any way of recording from line input. I can only record from the mike. I tried playing with alsamixer, but couldn't find anything relevant.
Does this work:
gst-launch-0.10 pulsesrc ! audio/x-raw-float,rate=44100,channels=2 ! vorbisenc name=enc quality=0.5 ! oggmux ! filesink location=foo.oga
And then play the "foo.oga" using ogg123?
gst-launch-0.10 pulsesrc ! wavenc ! filesink location=foo.wav
And then playing foo.wav using paplay?
Is it the playback that's broken, or the recording itself?
Both work, though only from the microphone. I can't find any way of enabling line input. System > Preferences > Sound and Applications > Sound & Video > PulseAudio Volume Control both simply refer to "Internal Audio". Alsamixer just has one control for input volume.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
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