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Old 04-03-2008, 09:01 AM
Daniel James
 
Default cannot open audacity

Hi Enrike,

> when i try to run audacity i get the window to choose language and after
> that i get this error.
>
> $ audacity
> JACK tmpdir identified as [/dev/shm]
> Expression 'ioctl( component->fd, SNDCTL_DSP_SPEED, &sr )' failed in
> 'src/hostapi/oss/pa_unix_oss.c', line: 1038
> audacity: src/hostapi/oss/pa_unix_oss.c:1122: PaOssStream_Configure:
> Assertion `component->hostChannelCount > 0' failed.
> Aborted
>
> any idea what it means?

That's just PortAudio's way of saying it can't open the sound device. Do
you have other audio programs running? Have you tried running Jack
first? (If your soundcard is blocked by another app, Jack will also
refuse to start).

Cheers!

Daniel

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Old 04-04-2008, 09:21 PM
altern
 
Default cannot open audacity

hi!

Daniel James(e)k dio:
> Hi Enrike,
>
>> when i try to run audacity i get the window to choose language and
>> after that i get this error.
>>
>> $ audacity
>> JACK tmpdir identified as [/dev/shm]
>> Expression 'ioctl( component->fd, SNDCTL_DSP_SPEED, &sr )' failed in
>> 'src/hostapi/oss/pa_unix_oss.c', line: 1038
>> audacity: src/hostapi/oss/pa_unix_oss.c:1122: PaOssStream_Configure:
>> Assertion `component->hostChannelCount > 0' failed.
>> Aborted
>>
>> any idea what it means?
>
> That's just PortAudio's way of saying it can't open the sound device. Do
> you have other audio programs running? Have you tried running Jack
> first? (If your soundcard is blocked by another app, Jack will also
> refuse to start).

... i think the problem might be that i have two cards and sometimes
programs get confused . thanks

enrike

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Old 04-05-2008, 11:29 AM
Quentin Harley
 
Default cannot open audacity

altern wrote:
> hi!
>
> Daniel James(e)k dio:
>
>> Hi Enrike,
>>
>>
>>> when i try to run audacity i get the window to choose language and
>>> after that i get this error.
>>>
>>> $ audacity
>>> JACK tmpdir identified as [/dev/shm]
>>> Expression 'ioctl( component->fd, SNDCTL_DSP_SPEED, &sr )' failed in
>>> 'src/hostapi/oss/pa_unix_oss.c', line: 1038
>>> audacity: src/hostapi/oss/pa_unix_oss.c:1122: PaOssStream_Configure:
>>> Assertion `component->hostChannelCount > 0' failed.
>>> Aborted
>>>
>>> any idea what it means?
>>>
>> That's just PortAudio's way of saying it can't open the sound device. Do
>> you have other audio programs running? Have you tried running Jack
>> first? (If your soundcard is blocked by another app, Jack will also
>> refuse to start).
>>
>
> ... i think the problem might be that i have two cards and sometimes
> programs get confused . thanks
>
>

Check out the FAQ http://www.64studio.com/faq_user
Specifically section 11. Should help you a bit...

Cheers,
Quentin

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