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

Akos Maroy darkeye at tyrell.hu
Fri Dec 12 03:53:53 EST 2003

Julien Claassen wrote:
> Hi!
>   Which alsa do you use?


>   What do you want to do? - If it is automated or just textbased recording and

what I wrote: have the possibility to record from an ALSA device by 
using a program that only know about the OSS interface.

>   Otherwise: Did you compile the oss-emulation for alsa? You said there might

yes, I did

> be an oss-driver loaded? Do you have more cards? Can't those cards be used via
> alsa?

might be, but currently they are not.

>   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
> mechanism.

yes, but this is what I found regarding using aoss and the alsa-oss 

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