Subject: Re: [ecasound] Setup for Multitrack
From: Kai Vehmanen (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Mar 15 2000 - 12:38:35 EET
On Wed, 15 Mar 2000 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> works and sometimes I get "ERROR: [AUDIOIO-OSS] : "unable to open OSS-device to
> O_WRONLY, /dev/dsp0."
> Right now I get that same error message *every* time I try to play a "monitor" track
> and record a track at the same time.
> My stock RedHat 6.1 system only had a /dev/dsp and /dev/dsp1, so I renamed /dev/dsp
> to /dev/dsp1 and made a symbolic link to /dev/dsp0 from /dev/dsp. I don't know if
Hmm, those links weren't necessary. The actual names of the
device-files are not important, as long as they're there. Hmm, looks like your soundcard
doesn't support multi-open. Have you tried using separate devices ...
ecasound -a:mon -i monitor.wav -o /dev/dsp
-a:rec -i /dev/dsp1 -o new-track.wav
> I assume that DUPLEX is good, but it doesn't seem to be working for me. My hardware
> is a Toshiba 490XCDT. Like I said, I can play and record, just not both at the same
> time, so it seems. I am using the stock "free" OSS drivers, should I upgrade? Will
You might want to try ALSA (advanced-linux-sound-architecture). Their
web site is at http://www.alsa-project.org ...
-- Kai Vehmanen <email@example.com> -------- CS, University of Turku, Finland . http://www.wakkanet.fi/ecasound/ - linux multitrack audio processing . http://www.wakkanet.fi/sculpscape/ - ambient-idm-rock-... mp3/ra/wav
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