Re: what's everyone's favorite audio setup?
On Mon, 2002-12-02 at 15:28, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> 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.
With ALSA, you have to use hardware which supports hardware mixing
of PCM channels.
Yamaha Waveforce 192 XG
Yamaha Waveforce 192 Digital
Turtle Beach Santa Cruz
Trident 4DWave DX/NX
Creative Labs Soundblaster Live series
Cards with the Cirrus Logic CS46xx chipsets
See http://www.alsa-project.org/alsa-doc/ for a more complete
If you're willing to use the commercial OSS drivers, I believe
they include software mixer. This of course means higher CPU
utilization, but depending on your purposes, may work out quite
Steven Yap <firstname.lastname@example.org>