[pulseaudio-discuss] Digital input on Creative Sound Blaster X-FI HD

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Mon Oct 24 16:38:00 UTC 2016

On Fri, 2016-10-21 at 22:39 +0200, Oddbjørn Norstrand wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 04:35:46PM +0300, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> > This is pretty weird. It really looks like it should be working. Maybe
> > it's a mixer issue? That doesn't seem likely, but I don't have any
> > other ideas. So, start recording with parec, and while it's running,
> > save the output from "amixer -c2" and "pactl list". Then, stop parec,
> > set the card profile to "off" and start recording with ffmpeg. Save the
> > output from "amixer -c2" again. Then send the amixer and pactl output.
> > 
> > "pactl list" will be so big that it's best to either upload it
> > somewhere where I can download it from, or attach it as a compressed
> > file.
> Thank you for trying to solve my problem. I have attached a compressed
> file with the outputs you requested. I hope it helps.
> Since the last post I have also tried recording from analog input from
> the device and that works as expected using pulseaudio, but
> unfortunately at this time it is digital input I need.

There were no differences in the mixer state between parec and ffmpeg,
and the pactl output looked fine. I'm out of ideas.


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