[mythtv-users] Button feedback in Myth UI

Ross Campbell ross.campbell at gmail.com
Sat Feb 25 16:28:10 UTC 2006


On 2/24/06, Steve Dorsey <info at dorseygraphics.com> wrote:
>
> >> The aplay app stores the keypresses
> >> and plays
> >> them back when I jump back into a MythTV menu.
> >>
> >> beep beep beep beep beep beep beep beep beep beep beep
> >> beep beep beep beep beep beep
> >
> > That's because alsa:default as a sound device doesn't support playing
> > multiple sounds at the same time. It should be possible using either
> > alsa mixer or jack to allow mixing sounds for playback to a single
> > device.
>
> So the only thing that makes it possible is the fact that alsa mixer
> is installed? If I install alsa mixer (and adjust it properly) then
> I'll be able to play back audio from 2 sources simultaneously?

Well, actually it's how you configure your .asoundrc to use dmix -
here's a lot of information on that subject (probably more info that
you want to know ;)
http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_ALSA_sound_mixer_aka_dmix

-Ross


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