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Re: [suse-ham-e] Re: PSK31
  • From: Keith Powell <keith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 11:24:05 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <200306171222.54367.keith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 17 June 2003 9:15 am, Keith Powell wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Keith Powell" <keith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >
> > > Greetings!
> > >
> > > Has anyone managed to get GPSK31 or KPSK working with SuSE8.2?
> > >
> > > I have been trying for ages to get them working. All I get are two
> > > error messages:
> > >
> > > Unable to open audio device /dev/audio.
> > > Inexact sampling rate: request for 8000 resulted in 48000
> > >
> > > /dev/audio has the correct permissions, as far as I can tell (owner
> > > root, group audio). I have tried altering it to me as the owner.
> > >
> > > I have tried altering the sample rate in K Control Centre --> Sound
> > > system, but it has no effect. I have also tried disabling aRTs.
> > >
> > > Starting the programs in Libranet gives the same error messages, but I
> > > can run PSK31 without problems in Windows98.
> > >
> > > Any advice will be gratefully received.
> > >
> > > 73
> > >
> > > Keith G4JVX
>
> On Monday 16 June 2003 4:57 pm, Ed wrote:
> > Keith, just a guess, but does Suse find the sound card ?? I know Mandrake
> > does not find ISA soundcards no matter what you do. I ended up buying a
> > PCI card. BTW most onboard sound is run in ISA mode. GL...73
> >
> > Ed W3NR
>
> Wolf wrote:
> > Hi Keith,
> >
> > KPSK is working like a champ here under Suse 8.2.
> > What kind of of soundcard do you use?
> > It looks that you have a AC97 like Soundcard.
> >
> > These cards can't switch to another sample rate than 48000.
> > Under M$shit the multimedia lib will do resample, under Linux is no such
> > lib.
> > I had to disable the onboard sound and insert my old SB PCI 128.
> > I heard that Alsa hase the resampling feature but I dont know if its
> > working with a AC97 sound card.
> >
> > 73 de Wolf, DL2WRJ
>
> It's an AC97 chip on the MotherBoard. From what you have both said, that
> seems to be the problem. I'll have to get a cheap PCI 128 card, which I
> suppose must be Sound blaster compatible. I don't do any hi-fi stuff on the
> computer, so it doesn't need to be a very expensive one.
>
> Many thanks for the advice and information. I really do appreciate it.
>
> 73
>
> Keith G4JVX

P.S. I forgot to add that SuSE does find the sound chip, as does Libranet. I
can play system sounds and CDs.

Keith

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