[Ilugc] redhat 9 sound
- From: praveen@xxxxxxxxxxx (Praveen)
- Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2004 16:04:09 +0530
Toufeeq Hussain wrote:
Unlike Windows, which enables two different sound programs to make use
of the sound card, Linux *i think* performs a hardware lock on the sound
device and enables just one device to use it.It however queues and sound
files to be played which get played after the device becomes "free".
Not really. Through ESD or ARTS, multiple programs can produce their
audio output on the sound card. Note that all the programs should use
the same plugin. I can run as many instances of XMMS playing different
songs to produce a choatic output without any problem.
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