[LAU] pulse/systemd - was: FreeBSD

Arve Barsnes arve.barsnes at gmail.com
Thu Jan 8 17:27:10 UTC 2015

On 8 January 2015 at 17:49, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
>> I keep seeing people say this, but I have never noticed any program
>> blocking the sound of any other. I can play sound from mplayer,
>> audaciuos, audacity, firefox, whatever, all at the same time, never
>> had pulseaudio installed, everything through alsa. What am I doing
>> wrong? :p
> two possibilities: (a) you're on a distro that decided to try using ALSA's
> builtin mixing system ("dmix") (b) you have a really old soundcard that can
> mix in hardware.

a) How do I figure out about it
b) Doubt it, it's an onboard chip on an Intel motherboard from 2008.
(Have a separate card for jack/audio work).

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