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Old 07-27-2006, 05:34 PM   #1
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Splitting sound


I have gotten my mic to work and such, all it needed was an update!
Anyway, I'd like to know how I can split my sound. Because when I listen to music with Amarok, my game sound won't work.(using cedega and playing warcraft3 expansion)

Or when i play warcraft and try TeamSpeak.. It won't work.

I tried doing the

echo "wine 0 0 direct" > / etc
echo "wine 0 0 disable" > / etc

but it doesn't work.

Here's my hwinfo --sound output. if you need more i'll give!

diempinguin:/home/tux # hwinfo --sound
21: PCI 06.1: 0403 Audio device
[Created at pci.300]
UDI: /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/pci_10de_371
Unique ID: 9LTX.vLXC8EvZgR7
SysFS ID: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:06.1
SysFS BusID: 0000:00:06.1
Hardware Class: sound
Model: "ASUSTeK MCP55 High Definition Audio"
Vendor: pci 0x10de "nVidia Corporation"
Device: pci 0x0371 "MCP55 High Definition Audio"
SubVendor: pci 0x1043 "ASUSTeK Computer Inc."
SubDevice: pci 0x81f6
Revision: 0xa2
Driver: "HDA Intel"
Memory Range: 0xfe020000-0xfe023fff (rw,non-prefetchable)
IRQ: 74 (930646 events)
Module Alias: "pci:v000010DEd00000371sv00001043sd000081F6bc04sc03i00"
Driver Info #0:
Driver Status: snd_hda_intel is active
Driver Activation Cmd: "modprobe snd_hda_intel"
Config Status: cfg=yes, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown
Old 07-29-2006, 03:00 AM   #2
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echo "wine 0 0 direct" > / etc
echo "wine 0 0 disable" > / etc
These commands don't make sense. What are you trying to do?
You seem to be trying to redirect the output of echo to a file named "/".
Even if you added a space after / and meant to write
echo "wine 0 0 direct" > /etc
That still won't work because /etc/ is a directory and you didn't indicate a filename. Thirdly, remember that ">" will overwrite the file and not just add a line to it.

Maybe you meant to do something like:
sudo echo "wine 0 0 direct" > /proc/asound/card0/pcm0p/oss
sudo echo "wine 0 0 disable" > /proc/asound/card0/pcm0c/oss

Old 07-29-2006, 05:07 AM   #3
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You have to create or edit $HOME/.asoundrc to use the dmix library. On-board and some PCI sound cards do not come with hardware mixing. Software mixing have to be used instead. By specifying some lines in $HOME/.asoundrc to include the dmix library, it will give you software mixing. There is one catch. The program have to support ALSA. You could use the utility aoss [program] if the program does not support ALSA. Though if you think creating and editing $HOME/.asoundrc is too much, use esound, but not a lot of programs have esound support.
Old 07-29-2006, 08:30 AM   #4
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Ehm . for your information .. I didn't make it /etc.. / etc .. was meant as / etcetera ! it's actually /proc/asound/card0/pcm0c/oss

And i'll try you're solution Electro . Thanks

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