Originally posted by Vald0r
Where is the .asoundrc file located in Slackware. Right now my sounds messed cause it can only play one thing at once. For instance if im in amsn.. then I play mp3's on XMMS my message sounds stop, Then finally when my songs over i get a million notifications that i missed.....
Actually there is no .asoundrc file by default in slackware, you'll have to make it yourself. It has to be placed in your /home/[username] directory, and the content of that file depends on your sound chip. You can find some configurations at following page, on the bottom part of the page:
What you're actually doing is making a software mixer (if i understand it myself
) and you have to tell your applications to use that mixer. For example, in xmms you make it use the alsa plugin, and then in the configuration of the alsa plugin you replace "default" by "dmixer" (dmixer being the name of the software mixer you made).
But take a look at the page i posted, it's very helpfull at configuring applications to use the alsa software mixer.
Ohw and for my problem, changing the pci latency didn't make the crackling go away