[mythtv-users] Alternatives to MythMusic in 0.25, has anyone already found one?
jyavenard at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 00:07:37 UTC 2012
On 18 April 2012 10:01, Gabe Rubin <gaberubin at gmail.com> wrote:
> The only gotcha with squeezeslave is that if you use ALSA, don't use
> pulse, then squeezeslave will take over the audio output even when no
> music is being played so you can't use myth (at least the audio
> portion) until you kill squeezeslave. I have a button on my remote
> that triggers an irexec event to execute a script that calls up
> squeezeslave. I have my lirc file configured so that whenever I hit
> stop, squeezeslave is killed (regardless of if squeezeslave is running
> or not -- not the most elegant script but it works).
This is quite easy to get around.
You could use pulse and the pulse's ALSA emulation (ALSA:pulse in mythtv)
Or set a dmix device like so:
where that's for card 1 , device 3
Can now have multiple devices using the alsa port
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