Why can't i access /dev/dsp or /dev/snd on my XO
Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves
justivo at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 20:41:43 EST 2008
On 1/18/08, Bill Nottingham <notting at redhat.com> wrote:
> I can't imagine why intentionally divorcing from the upstream sound
> model to a driver stack that is never going to the upstream kernel
> would be a *good* thing.
ALSA is a kernel driver and should never have been anything more. A
decent audio system should always be built in userspace.
Does it not strike you as odd that most audio applications work better
with ALSA when they are using OSS emulation? Emulation. Of a
different sound system.
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