[mythtv-users] Re: mplayer audio sync issues
Brian C. Huffman
huffman at graze.net
Wed Jun 8 20:48:58 UTC 2005
Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org> wrote:
> ALSA 1.0.9 uses the dmix plugin by default on all soundcards that lack
> hardware mixing support (previous versions required you to explicitly
> request dmix). So, what does this mean? Well, if you play any audio
> via an ALSA driver whose soundcard doesn't support hardware mixing and
> you specify ALSA's "default" device (i.e. aplay -D default
> /path/to/audio_file or aplay /path/to/audio_file)--and you have *not*
> redefined the default device--ALSA will automatically enable the dmix
> plugin (and, since dmix requires a specific type of audio, the plug
> plugin is used to do automatic conversion). However, if you specify the
> "recommended" (i.e. not very useful) .asoundrc--i.e.
Does this require the 1.0.9 kernel modules? Or just libraries / utilities? I'm
assuming that running Fedora Core 2, the kernel modules will not be near 1.0.9.
I'm not even sure I need this, but I'm curious.
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