ALSA support for linuxator - any ideas / progress ?
shoesoft at gmx.net
Wed Oct 1 12:36:54 UTC 2008
On Wednesday 01 October 2008 13:16:07 Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Quoting "Vladimir Grebenschikov" <vova at fbsd.ru> (from Wed, 01 Oct 2008
> 14:08:08 +0400):
> > Hi
> > As far as we have working flash player under linuxator (see "firefox &
> > flash9 patches" thread in emulation@) it will be nice to have sound
> > here.
> > So far flashplayer9 just complains about no ALSA devices:
> > ...
> > Probably anyone have ideas how to make linux ALSA applications to
> > work under FreeBSD ?
> > some obvious ideas here:
> > - provide fake, OSS-backended libalsa (probably there is such beast
> > on Linux ?)
> AFAIK there's no such thing on Linux. The openosund developers had a
> fake libalsa, but it was just a minimal one, and they dont't really
> maintain it.
> > - port ALSA framework on FreeBSD (looks complex, but there was such
> > talks about this in lists)
> There was just some talk to get the OSS libalsa working... but only
> talk, no code. So just assume there's nothing.
> > - something else ?
> There's a flash9 add-on which uses OSS instead of ALSA
> (libflashsupport.so in the linux-flashplugin9 port). It should work.
> If not someone should have a look at what's going on there.
The port has working sound here with www/linux-firefox.
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