Follow up: Sound in multiple Linux progs
ariff at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jun 15 01:44:15 UTC 2007
On Thu, 14 Jun 2007 22:29:35 +0100
"Alexandre Vieira" <nullpt at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/14/07, Alexander Leidinger <Alexander at leidinger.net> wrote:
> > Quoting "Alexandre Vieira" <nullpt at gmail.com> (Thu, 14 Jun 2007
> > 12:27:41 +0100):
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > This is a followup of thread:
> > >
> > http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-emulation/2006-June/002177.html
> > >
> > > For several years i've been using freebsd to play many FPS kind
> > > of games (RTCW, Enemy Territory, Quakes, etc..) and I always
> > > have the same
> > problem
> > > with Linux programs running under binary compatibility and
> > > /dev/dsp.
> > Virtual
> > > channels won't work, whenever a launch a linux program that uses
> > /dev/dsp*
> > > any other linux program won't be able to open the device for
> > > read or
> > write.
> > >
> > > I wonder if there is any workaround/fix on this matter. My
> > > workaround is always to have 2 sound cards on the machine so I
> > > can use for example TeamSpeak and Enemy Territory. Each program
> > > will use a different dsp
> > device
> > > and it works.
> > Enable vchans instead:
> > % sysctl -a | grep vchan
> > hw.snd.maxautovchans: 16
> > Bye,
> > Alexander.
> > --
> > http://www.Leidinger.net Alexander @ Leidinger.net: PGP ID =
> > B0063FE7 http://www.FreeBSD.org netchild @ FreeBSD.org : PGP
> > ID = 72077137
> As I said in the initial post, vchans don't have any effect. As far
> as my technical knowledge about freebsd and the linux emulation I'm
> pretty sure that if you have a linux application that is using
> /dev/dsp* any other linux application won't be able to use
> If you have a freebsd native application using a /dev/dsp* then a
> linux application is able to use it if I have virtual channels left,
> and vice versa.
Let me guess, is this on 6.x?
... Recording in stereo is obviously too advanced
and confusing for us idiot ***** users :P ........
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