Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Kyle Lutze <kyle@×××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] alsa mixer question
Date: Sun, 06 Nov 2005 02:46:00
Message-Id: 436D6DCE.8060701@randomvoids.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] alsa mixer question by Dmitri Pogosyan
Dmitri Pogosyan wrote:
> As people said your choices are > > 1) Use sound card with hardware mixing > 2) Run sound mixing daemon like esound or arts > 3) Set up dmix in alsa. I also heard that alsa 1.10 is supposed to > come with replacement for dmix ? > > 3) is preferable to 2), especially arts seems having a lot of bad rap. > > I have recompiled everything without arts (I don't have gnome or esound > installed) and set up dmix devices. Works fine. > > I don't know much about 'jack' > >
jack is the jack audio connection kit. It is mostly used by audio professionals or people that have m-audio audio cards. It is probably unwanted for this situation as most programs don't support it, and it's Jack is the jack audio connection kit. It is mostly used by audio professionals or people that have m-audio audio cards. It is probably too powerful for your type of setup, so don't worry about. It's very powerful for what it does, and with that a bit complicated to setup, especially to get non-jack programs working with it. Kyle -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list