[linux-audio-user] Sound servers conflict

Christoph Eckert mchristoph.eckert at t-online.de
Tue Feb 8 16:30:12 EST 2005

> Regarding alsa dmix, I don't know the technology, but can
> it solve the principle problem of two programs using
> different sound servers? As I understand it, the programs
> are using sound server API's and not  ALSA API's so if two
> sound server's can't coexist right, no fix in ALSA level
> can help.

you can stack soundservers, but most often you'll not manage 
to run them competively in parallel, except you use DMIX or 
you have a special card which supports hardware mixing. Most 
consumer cards do not support this.

 Best regards


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