On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 04:19:07AM -0700, Suraj wrote:
Praveen wrote on Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 04:04:09PM +0530:
| 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.
There are also some hardware mixers available on some sound cards. For
example the ALI M5451 sound chipset (linux driver: trident.o) on
Compaq Presario laptops support hardware mixing. So I dont run any
software sound daemons like ESD or ARTSD. I was surprised that such a
nice feature existed.