Mplayer adevice option does work

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at
Wed May 4 05:44:31 PDT 2005

On Sat, 30 Apr 2005 08:52:21 -0300
Mario Sergio Fujikawa Ferreira <lioux at> wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 29, 2005 at 10:32:01AM +0100, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> > On Thu, 28 Apr 2005 21:33:17 -0300
> > Mario Sergio Fujikawa Ferreira <lioux at> wrote:

> > 	AFAICS from a quick read of the source the audio device is
> > hardcoded to /dev/dsp (or /dev/sound for NetBSD) - presumably it fails
> > to open in mplayer because /dev/dsp is already opened for the audio
> > output. Try with -ao oss:dsp-device=/dev/dsp0.1 to force the output
> > to a different device.
> 	Actually, I was thinking more on the line of input audio
> source. :) Ouput audio source goes just fine. Though, I'll keep
> that line in mind.

	My thought was that you can't have the same dsp device
open twice so if /dev/dsp is open for output it cannot be opened
for input. That being said I tried it and it didn't work :(

> 	One thing, I recall you said that you watched TV in your
> bktr card heard the audio under FreeBSD. What mixers settings are
> you using? And, soundblaster audigy emuctrl too if you have it.

	I just turn up line and vol to comfortable levels.

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