[MPlayer-users] distorted sound on all filetypes on amd64

Guillaume POIRIER poirierg at gmail.com
Tue May 17 23:50:06 CEST 2005


On 5/17/05, Konstantin Kletschke <lists at ku-gbr.de> wrote:
> Hi people!
> I recently realized, that mplayer has distorted sound playback on my
> computer, I first suspected the speakers to be broken.
> It sounds like if the midrange speakers are scratching eith their coils
> the case or some sort of that. So, I wan't to say, no bass or treble
> distortions. The mid range sounds in some situations like if they were
> played with the cheapest bull shit clock radio.
> It does no matter if I play dvd, mp3 or ogg.
> It does no matter if I use snd-usb-audio, snd-intel-8x0 or snd-intel-8x0
> spdif optical output. My machine is an amd64, may be that is from
> interest. The problem occurs with pre6 and pre7.

I do not experience such problem on my AMD-64 machine, so I guess it's
not related to that platform. Try to use alsa's oss emulation, maybe
that would help.
Also, try to see if you don't have a sound daemon (such as arts of
esd) on your graphic environnement, I've heard of some issues with


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