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    SubjectRe: ALSA vs. OSS
    On 19-Jan-04, Jaroslav Kysela wrote:
    > > So, what are the reasons for ALSA to become "default" in 2.6?
    > > I know it gives somekind of nice features, but ALSA didn't let me to
    > > open two sound sources (like XMMS and Quake3) at the same time, so I
    > > guess it is not really done yet, or is it?
    >
    > We don't do this in kernel. We implemented the direct stream mixing in our
    > library (userspace). If your applications already uses ALSA APIs or if you
    > redirect the OSS ioctls to ALSA library (our aoss library), you can enjoy
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    How can this be done? Just by creating symlinks?

    > multiple sounds.
    >
    > Of course, using hardware which can do the hardware mixing is still
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    Oh, so ALSA does not use the hardware mixing capabilities of the
    emu10k-chips?

    Will this be possible sometime?

    > better. It's the same difference like between sw 3D rendering and hw 3D
    > rendering.
    >
    > Jaroslav

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