Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] new computer woes
From: Steve Harris (S.W.Harris_AT_ecs.soton.ac.uk)
Date: Mon Dec 23 2002 - 16:06:20 EET
On Sat, Dec 21, 2002 at 08:49:38 -0800, Mark Knecht wrote:
> > > I want to click on icons for mp3 and wave files and get sound. If I'm
> > > running jack, I need to start alsaplayer one way, and if I'm not I need
> > > to start alsaplayer another way. Therefore my file associations have to
> > > change, based on whether jack is running or not. Not good.
> > Try creating a shell script, eg /usr/local/bin/run-alsaplayer:
> > ---- cut -----
> > #!
> > alsaplayer -o jack $* || alsaplayer $*
As someone pointed out, this is wrong, it should be "$@", sorry, I didn;t
test it before posting.
> 2) It doesn't fall back to alsa if jack is not running. I tried changing
> the script to -o alsa, but that didn't work. Trying it from the command
> line it complains about jack not running:
Thats because your alsaplayer is broken w.r.t the ALSA drivers. Mine is
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