VirtualBox

Ticket #1275 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

Audio Device introduces severe distortions

Reported by: alexanderweb Owned by:
Priority: major Component: audio
Version: VirtualBox 1.5.6 Keywords: audio
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other

Description

When using VirtualBox on a Linux host with a Windows XP guest, I am hearing severe distortions when playing a sine wave (using a sweep is best for debugging such issues) in the guest (well, my ears are not good enough to hear it for usual music). Also analysing the resulting wave data (by recording on the host) shows severe distortions in the FFT view.

This can be reproduced using the alsa and the pulseaudio backend.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by frank

  • Component changed from other to audio

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by dpward

My audio is also quite choppy with a Ubuntu Linux 8.04.1 host and Windows Vista guest with VirtualBox 1.6.4. Especially noticeable to me when playing music. I have not always had this issue. I'm using the PulseAudio sound server with the VM.

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by hlaford

my sound is choppy as well with an Ubuntu host (8.04.1) using alsa for both XP and ubuntu guests. i currently have vbox 1.6.6. each guest has the guest additions installed.

i have only tried simple audio playback. if anyone can suggest a test i can run that could provide additional information, let me know.

comment:4 Changed 6 years ago by dpward

Problem persists with VirtualBox 2.0.2.

comment:5 Changed 5 years ago by LpSolit

Same issue as tickets 2850 and 1982?

comment:6 Changed 4 years ago by sandervl73

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Retry with 3.2.10 please.

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