Problems with Alsa / Sound devices and DevFS

Ricardo Barberis richi at uolsinectis.com.ar
Tue Jul 1 21:46:03 PDT 2003


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El Lunes 30 de Junio de 2003 14:42, Simon Geard escribió:
> Ricardo Barberis wrote:
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> >El Domingo 29 de Junio de 2003 11:17, Gareth Westwood escribió:
> >>Firstly (and not that important) I only seem to be able to use one
> >> piece of software that uses sound at one time. Eg, I can't have KDE
> >> using sound and run xmms, to get xmms working I have to dissable
> >> sound in KDE, as I said this is not a _major_ problem but it would be
> >> good if I could get it fixed (Asuming it is not just me expecting to
> >> much of alsa or something.)
> >
> >The problem is that every sound KDE makes goes through artsd, and xmms
> >doesn't "know" about it.
> >A possible solution (the one I'm using) is to run xmms through artsdsp
> >(some kind of wrapper, check the arts docs), i.e.: 'asrtdsp xmms'
>
> There is an artsd output plugin listed on xmms.org, though since I don't
> use KDE, I've no idea how well it works. Worth a try, perhaps.
>
> Simon.

I tried it 4, 5 months ago. It was a pretty old dated version (abandoned?) 
an gave me all kind of problems.
Later on, I found about artsdsp and put artsplugin away.

Regards,
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