kv> Check output of "arecord -l" to get a list of all cards currently
kv> available via ALSA. ...
Thanks for your suggestions.
As it turned out, I went to my office Debian system and "things just
worked"! Since I was able to record off of FM radio there for about
5-6 hours (>600MB of mp3!) straight without "issues", I pretty much
gave up trying to get it to work on my home machine. Even wrote a
little script that runs in 'cron' to capture NPR headlines at the
Then the new semester started. :-(
Anyway, I appreciate everyone's help. When I get a bit caught up,
I'll return to getting 'ecasound' and ALSA to cooperate at home.