crackling audio with Audigy card
debiani386 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 13:45:29 UTC 2007
River Tarnell wrote:
> i have recently installed an Audigy 2 PCI sound card into a system running
> Kubuntu 7.04. initially, the card worked fine, but the next day it produced
> a strange crackling/static noise while playing audio, and then even when not
> playing anything. the problem seems to come and go sometimes when the system
> is power cycled, but not always.
> Google suggests this is a common problem with Audigy cards, but most of the
> proposed solutions are specific to the Windows drivers. is there any
> solution for Alsa or OSS? (i have tried adjusting PCI latency timers, to no
> the card is installed in a Tyan Tiger MP board with 2 1.2GHz Athlon MP CPUs,
> 1280MB ECC memory and a GeForce2 MX200 AGP graphics card.
> - river.
have you tried upgrading your alsa drivers (it took care of the
crackling for me)?
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