[MPlayer-users] audio - video synchronization
D Richard Felker III
dalias at aerifal.cx
Wed Apr 13 00:50:41 CEST 2005
On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 11:49:34PM +0200, Sebastian Krämer wrote:
> On Tuesday 12 April 2005 23:05, CrimeDog wrote:
> > Dnia 12-04-2005, wto o godzinie 22:28 +0200, Sebastian Krämer
> > napisa?(a):
> > > On Tuesday 12 April 2005 21:44, amber wrote:
> > > > > No. Both arts and esound suck when it comes to playing movies.
> > > >
> > > > yep. but this is exactly when i need them: i want to hear kadu 
> > > > rings while watching movie fullscreen.
> > >
> > > Use alsa's dmix and you won't have to mind arts/dmix issues again..
> > I have alsa dmix, but this is not as good as it should.
> Yes, I also suffered pain to get it working :(
> I'm a real fan of linux and I'd never switch back from my beloved gentoo,
> but.. your point stands, windows makes many things 'just work'. (off topic:
> At last this is also because good drivers and support are driven for win,
> while oss people have to figure out a way to make things work themselfs :-/ )
> I don't know what hardware you're using, but I guess - as many people suffer
> from it - there may be explicit help for your sound chip/card. Make dmix
> work, it's worth the effort!
dmix is an evil hack, don't bother with it...
really, i can't grasp why on earth people would want to be bothered
with other apps making sounds while they're trying to watch a movie or
listen to music. didn't you abandon windows for a reason?!?
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