Re: Full Duplex Sound...
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On Tue, 7 Sep 1999, Ashley Clark wrote:
> Is it possible? I have a full duplex card and I'd like to be able to
> record and play through it at the same time. Is this a pipe dream or
> do I need something like ALSA? I'd rather not have to fork over the
> money for the OSS drivers but what would be involved in switching
> over to ALSA? How would that affect my current sound programs (eg.
> xmms, mpg123, etc.)?
It depends on your specific sound card, whether OSS and/or ALSA support it
in full duplex mode.
If you have a SoundBlaster 16 (ViBRA based), OSS (even the pay version)
only supports half duplex. ALSA supports full, i'm impatiently waiting for
ALSA 0.40 to be debianized!
finger for PGP public key.
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