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Old 04-22-2005, 07:50 PM   #1
MrPeaches
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Sound Issues - Only one program can use sound at a time


It seems that only one program can use the sound driver at a time. If I am playing my music, the Gaim sounds won't work. When I pause the music, all the Gaim sounds play all in a row like my system can't play two sounds at the same time. This still happens even if I try to change the audio subsystem that Gaim uses to play sounds. This happens with other programs that use audio too.

I'm using Fedora Core 3, but I remember this happening with Mandrake 10.0 too. My computer is a Powerspec 9341, and uses intergrated SoundMAX audio.

Any ideas? Thank you.
 
Old 04-23-2005, 03:05 AM   #2
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you need to enable the "fullduplex" feature, ALSA should do this for you, but you may have to add some lines to your /etc/modules.conf file.............
 
  


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