[linux-audio-user] switching sound cards on the fly?

Bob van der Poel bob at mellowood.ca
Fri Mar 16 13:51:52 EDT 2007

Brett W. McCoy wrote:
> On 3/16/07, david <gnome at hawaii.rr.com> wrote:
>> > Anyway, it's not supported at this time unfortunately. Maybe sometime
>> > in the future. Hopefully folks out there could see some small use for
>> > this. I certainly do.
>> I was thinking of it more in terms of routing sound from a specific
>> application to a specific sound card. The only thing I have in Firefox
>> that runs within FF and plays sound is RealPlayer - which I understand
>> doesn't work with ALSA, anyway.
> You can get Realplayer to work with ALSA:
> http://www.gagme.com/greg/linux/fc6-tips.php#rplayer

Has anyone gotten this to work properly? I've done this, and yes it does 
work. But the output from realplayer sounds awful when playing though 
the oss layer. I'm using Mandriva with ALSA 1.0.12

Bob van der Poel ** Wynndel, British Columbia, CANADA **
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