[Openal-devel] Default alsa sound device
Sven.Panne at BenQ.com
Wed Jun 7 06:42:36 PDT 2006
FYI: "default" is now the default ALSA device. SuSE shipped it like this
via a patch, so this seems to be a real improvement.
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> [mailto:openal-devel-bounces at opensource.creative.com] On
> Behalf Of Matthew A. Nicholson
> Sent: Freitag, 5. Mai 2006 16:54
> To: openal-devel at opensource.creative.com
> Subject: [Openal-devel] Default alsa sound device
> I have some questions about OpenAL and alsa. I notice that
> the default openal alsa sound device is plughw:0,0, this
> causes an openal thread to deadlock on my system if another
> device is using the sound hardware.
> Changing the default sound device to "default" fixes this and
> even makes it work with dmix. Why is the default sound
> device still plughw:0,0 and not default. From my limited
> understanding of the situation, I believe that plughw:0,0
> used to be the old way to do things.
> Also, why is oss still the default for the linux backend.
> Current versions of linux use alsa as the default sound
> system. Shouldn't current versions of openal do the same?
> Matthew A. Nicholson
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