[ut2004] ALSA or OSS

Spike spike at spykes.net
Mon Jan 24 11:55:36 EST 2005

Yeah, get a sound card that can play back multiple streams in hardware.
A card based on an emu10k1 chip, such as a soundblaster live works well.
In my opinion cards that only play a single stream are junk under linux.

On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 16:51:40 +0000
Keir Lawson <keir at thelawsons.plus.com> wrote:

> Does UT2k4 use alsa or oss, i htought it was alsa - but normally when
> play two alsa apps i get sound from both, but i dont get this with ut,
> also, when another alsa app is running it complaings of not being able
> to access /dev/dsp. Is there anyway to get it working on alsa (so that
> can run other sound apps in the backgraound)?
> Keir Lawson
> -- 

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