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SubjectRe: [RFC] Pushing device/driver binding decisions to userspace
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On Mon, 2006-11-13 at 17:16 -0500, Jim Crilly wrote:
> I know that Debian ships both because I have to switch back to the OSS
> driver whenever I want to play one of those closed source games that
> mmap /dev/dsp because the ALSA OSS emulation can't seem to handle
> having the device opened via ALSA and /dev/dsp at the same time and
> the aoss wrapper doesn't work for apps that use mmap on /dev/dsp.
>

This should work with the ALSA /dev/dsp emulation, if you kill all other
sound using apps before launching the game (which the OSS driver also
requires).

Lee

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