Adalbert Prokop adalbert.prokop at
Mon Sep 10 12:01:43 UTC 2007

Am Montag, 10. September 2007 schrieb Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams:

Hi Ignacio!

> > 2. Use alsa-oss to allow Firefox (or its plugins) play sound.

> I'm curious. Why does everyone suggest using alsa-oss instead of just
> slaving pcm.!dsp to default?

I'm curious. What do you mean by slaving pcm.!dsp to default?

For example the flash plugins tries to write to /dev/dsp0 directly. If I 
don't use aoss, there is little chance I it succeeds, is there?


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