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Re: What do we need arts for?

On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 11:31:20PM +0100, Anders Ellenshøj Andersen wrote:
> On Tuesday 18 November 2003 23:07, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> > > Some drivers support it, some don't.
> >
> > So I wonder: should I understand that all cards supported by ALSA can
> > play simultaneously or that only some of them do? In the second case,
> > how can I know?
> Well I thought all alsa drivers supported this.
> I searched a bit and found this:
> http://www.djcj.org/LAU/guide/audio_quality_HOWTO.htm#supported_multi
> I have no idea if it's at all relevant.

Only cards that physically support multiopen support it in ALSA. You can
of course attempt to use dmix, which is part of alsa-lib, but some of
the alsa-lib functions are fubar, so they do not work with dmix, as I
mentioned in my other post.


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