Re: [ecasound] ecasound exiting sucessful when not

From: Kai Vehmanen <kvehmanen@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Fri Dec 30 2005 - 22:40:11 EET

On Wed, 28 Dec 2005, Avuton Olrich wrote:

> shapeshifter ~ # ecasound_debug -r -i alsa,default -z:db,500000 -z:intbuf -t:60 -o
> AUDIOIO-ALSA: Unable to
>... open ALSA--device for capture; error: Device or resource busy"
> This couldn't be right could it?

This can happen if some other process has the soundcard reserved when you
launch ecasound (check '/usr/sbin/lsof |grep dev/snd/pcm' as root to see
who is using it - or to make a script that waits until the soundcard is

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