Re: Problems with Speak-Freely under Debian Linux
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On Sat, 18 Oct 1997, Steve Kostecke wrote:
> I don't have an explanation. But I do have the same problem.
> > I was able to send voice, but when it returned to me, sfspeaker
> > started to write error messages:
> > opening output audio device: Device or resource busy
This is because SpeakFreely is compiled in full-duplex mode, and 99% of
the soundcard drivers under Linux are NOT full-duplex (IE you cannot send
data to the speaker and read data from the mic at the same time).
This is probably a bug in the speak-freely package. To get around it go
to www.fourmilab.ch and compile your own (half-duplex) version of
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