[LAD] Trying to understand mixer in ALSA API

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Fri Aug 31 13:28:12 UTC 2012

On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 9:19 AM, Zixns <alexduthil at gmail.com> wrote:

> so if understand, a single audio stream is coming from the software mixer,
> which mixes multiple stream from different sources, and transfered using
> the
> PCM interface to th kernel and then to the hardware ? the software mixing
> in
> alsa is done by dmix i guess ?

ALSA can do that, but its not widely used.

most linux music-creation and pro-audio applications use JACK rather than
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