[MPlayer-users] Re: mplayer audio from TV line???

Erik Slagter erik at oldconomy.com
Fri Aug 29 10:22:00 CEST 2003

> I've been trying to do the exact same thing on my system. I use ALSA, so 
> I was using ecasound instead of sox. It works great for a few minutes. 
> Then, at a random time after starting the transfer, my machine becomes 
> very unresponsive. If I don't kill ecasound immediately, the box freezes 
> and I have to hit reset. I suspected there may be problems resulting 
> from timing or frequency skew between the two sound devices, but I don't 
> know why it kills my box.

This sounds like a severe out of memory condition!? Maybe ecasound has a
memory leak... 

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