[ILUG] multiple sound cards...
John P. Looney
john at antefacto.com
Fri Apr 20 11:49:51 IST 2001
On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 11:46:43AM +0100, Colm Buckley mentioned:
> > Just wondering. I thought that an es1371 soundcard had two /dev/dsp
> > devices. Just there, I tryed to get xmms to use /dev/dsp1 - no luck.
> In my experience, multiple processes can happily each open /dev/dsp
> and write away, and the driver multiplexes nicely. This is a SB Live!
Indeed. That card can do that. Memories of Caolan trying to get Alan Cox
to consider a driver that would allow this for *all* sound cards...and
getting told "No. That belongs in userspace"...
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-- Gandalf, paraphrasing the choice between Free and Non-free software
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