[MPlayer-users] Alsa problem

joy ping joy at pingfm.org
Mon Feb 24 19:05:41 CET 2003

On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 05:51:30PM +0000, Lord K wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Adding the option "-abs 1" or "-abs 3" causes mplayer to work correctly 
> with alsa, however the manual says that "-abs" is both obselete and 
> OSS-only, so it ought not to make a difference. The options "-abs 2" and 
> "-abs 4" both cause the same error as when there is no "-abs" option at all.

hm, the manuals probably needs to be updated. your error occurs cause in the
driver a default periodsize is set, which work for most soundcards, but as
you see not for all ;).
maybe an autoperiod could be set then... 



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