#12487 NORM Future : No dmix (software mixing) audio on XO-1.75 and XO-4

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#12487: No dmix (software mixing) audio on XO-1.75 and XO-4
 Reporter:  dsd     |                 Owner:  dsd           
     Type:  defect  |                Status:  new           
 Priority:  normal  |             Milestone:  Future Release
Component:  distro  |               Version:  not specified 
 Keywords:          |           Next_action:  never set     
 Verified:  0       |   Deployment_affected:                
Blockedby:          |              Blocking:                
 XO-1.75 and XO-4 don't have ALSA dmix activated. This means that only one
 app can play a sound (or otherwise claim the sound device) at the same
 time. On XO-1 and XO-1.5, dmix is activated, and this is the better

 The right way to fix this is for alsa-lib to detect that dmix is needed.
 Last time I looked at this, figuring out how the rules work here was not

Ticket URL: <http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/12487>
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