[linux-audio-user] ALSA -> OSS DSP question

Julien Claassen julien at c-lab.de
Thu Dec 11 14:29:49 EST 2003

  Which alsa do you use?
  What do you want to do? - If it is automated or just textbased recording and
effect processing, then it might be quicker to use ecasound. If you are
interested in this possibility, mail me directly and I'll tell you a bit about
it and I may give you some basic ways to use it for your purpose.
  Otherwise: Did you compile the oss-emulation for alsa? You said there might
be an oss-driver loaded? Do you have more cards? Can't those cards be used via
  Generally I think, that the asound.conf isn't the right place to create a
/dev/dsp-device. This is a real device, as I understand it. It can be accessed
like a real (or close to real) oss device. What you've been doing sounds like
just creating alsaplugins. Those are - as I understand it - completely
different. They are just for alsa-programs and are based on different
  Kindest regards

Julien Patrick Claassen
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julien at c-lab.de

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