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    SubjectRe: [RFC] Pushing device/driver binding decisions to userspace
    On 11/13/06 05:59:08PM -0500, Lee Revell wrote:
    > 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).
    >

    Well it doesn't and the only error I get from the game is:

    /dev/dsp: Input/output error
    Could not mmap /dev/dsp

    If it makes a difference, lspci lists the card as:

    00:04.0 Multimedia audio controller: nVidia Corporation CK804 AC'97 Audio
    Controller (rev a2)


    Jim.
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