[LAD] ALSA audio

Will Godfrey willgodfrey at musically.me.uk
Sat Mar 7 17:18:41 UTC 2015

I've just been reading the ALSA Programming HOWTO by Matthias Nagorni and one
detail caught my attention immediately. This is the idea of using plughw instead
of directly addressing your soundcard.

On the face of it this seems *much* easier, but there surely must be a catch.
Can anyone explain what the downside of doing this might be?

Will J Godfrey
Say you have a poem and I have a tune.
Exchange them and we can both have a poem, a tune, and a song.

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