Video ok, no sound just for MPlayer (WAS: [MPlayer-users] Re: Oly 3 sec of video)
ranma at gmx.at
Sun Apr 4 20:17:33 CEST 2004
D Richard Felker III wrote:
> Why does anyone need "alsa support" anyway? ALSA provides the standard
> oss api in addition to its windows-ish library-based api, so you can
> just use ao_oss.
Alsa provides additional features like dmix, which don't work with the
For example with oss emulation only one program can use the soundcard at
a time, with alsa I have configured the default device to use dmix, so
the output of multiple programs gets mixed automatically.
It could be considered a bug that mplayer still opens the hw device
instead of default by default.
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