Enhancement proposal for Firefox

Michel Salim michel.sylvan at gmail.com
Sun Sep 9 22:37:19 UTC 2007

On 09/09/2007, Adalbert Prokop <adalbert.prokop at gmx.de> wrote:
> 2. Use alsa-oss to allow Firefox (or its plugins) play sound. AFAIK they
>    use OSS now, which will fail in most cases, because /dev/dsp is almost
>    constantly in use by arts/esd/whatever.
Last time I tried, on a 64-bit platform you can not use alsa-oss with
32-bit Firefox. Still nice if you happen to be running at the native
wordsize, though.

On recent dmix-capable soundcards, this should not be a problem, no?


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