On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 11:48:40AM +0100, John P. Looney wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 11:46:43AM +0100, Colm Buckley mentioned:
> > > Just wondering. I thought that an es1371 soundcard had two /dev/dsp
> > > devices. Just there, I tryed to get xmms to use /dev/dsp1 - no luck.
> > In my experience, multiple processes can happily each open /dev/dsp
> > and write away, and the driver multiplexes nicely. This is a SB Live!
> > Value.
>> Indeed. That card can do that. Memories of Caolan trying to get Alan Cox
> to consider a driver that would allow this for *all* sound cards...and
> getting told "No. That belongs in userspace"...
I dunno, thats a pretty narrow view. If done right there's no reason why
it couldn't be done in kernelspace. All the userspace examples are
pretty sucky and generally broken in many cases. Something like a
/dev/dspmtx device might make an interesting fyp (Patent Pending!)...
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