[linux-audio-user] Sound servers conflict
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.
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