[linux-audio-user] stupid, basic alsa question
persistent.spam at thack.org
Wed Mar 16 13:34:07 EST 2005
On Wed, Mar 16, 2005 at 07:02:26PM +0100, Atte André Jensen wrote:
> Is it possible to have two (or more) applications write to the same
> soundcard at the same time with alsa?
Yes, using the dmix plugin provided by the alsa library. Use something like:
# aplay -D dmix:SLAVE=\"hw:0,0\",RATE=44100 x.wav
to play x.wav using aplay and the dmix plugin. You should be able
to start multiple aplays at the same time.
I don't know how good quality this produces, most people use JACK
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