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Re: what's everyone's favorite audio setup?

Le mar 03/12/2002 à 00:14, Dave Carrigan a écrit :
> On Mon, 2002-12-02 at 11:39, Tom Badran wrote:
> > On Sunday 01 Dec 2002 9:07 pm, sean finney wrote:
> > > hi all,
> > >
> > > i'm getting tired by my many audio-wanting apps not getting along
> > > with one another, and i'm looking to switch to some kind of audio
> > > environment that allows multiple programs access to the soundcard
> > > at the same time.  i know there are a few programs out there
> > > that do this (libarts, esd, ...?), but i'd like to hear from other
> > > folks and get their opinions for the better or worse before starting
> > > experimenting myself.
> > 
> > This feature seems to have quietly slipped in to ALSA 0.9 without much 
> > fanfare. I can use a variety of apps (not more than one oss one mind you) at 
> > the same time, and this isnt a sound blaster live :)
> > 
> > If your apps dont have alsa and only oss support though, i would reccomend 
> > arts. Ive been using it for a while. 
> All sound apps should work with alsa using alsa's OSS compatibility
> layer. My wife's laptop's sound card (ES1968) can't multiplex sounds
> with the OSS driver, but does just fine with the ALSA driver, and most
> of her sound-using apps are OSS only. No arts or esd in sight.

How do you multiplex sound with ALSA ? I use the ALSA driver on an
ESS1371 but I can't get more than one app outputing sound, be it with
ALSA native or with OSS device driver.


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