Re: [linux-audio-user] What parts of Linux audio simply suck ?

From: Lee Revell <>
Date: Mon Jun 20 2005 - 00:12:01 EEST

On Sun, 2005-06-19 at 22:50 +0200, Christoph Eckert wrote:
> > looks like dmix solves the problem
> AFAIK this depends. It solves the problem for apps which want
> to access the ALSA device (HW:0 etc.), but as soon as an app
> tries to get OSS access via /dev/dsp DMIX cannot do
> softwaremixing. Maybe I'm wrong, but AFAIK such apps need to
> be started with the aoss wrapper. And no user starts mozilla
> as "aoss mozilla", does he?

Then the distros need to provide a wrapper script, or the mozilla devs
should make sure that plugins are launched via aoss.

Received on Mon Jun 20 04:15:08 2005

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