This article describes how to get the mplayer
media player program to work with the
Yes, you need to use
get sound output when using
plug:dmix (see the page
dmix for info on software
of multiple PCM streams). The reason is that the
mplayer 1.0pre3 alsa9 doesn't handle ALSA devices properly by
design according to a message on the mailinglist.
To use SDL, set up the SDL audio handlers like this if you use the
export SDL_AUDIODRIVER=alsa export AUDIODEV=plug:dmix
Now use the
mplayer SDL audio output:
mplayer -ao sdl
Isn't there an alsa1x driver already? Does it handle the ALSA devices better?
I tried mplayer cvs at Thu Mar 25 00:18:21 CET 2004 mplayer now has the alsa1x ao, works beautifully with dmix indeed!
I have a new mplayer, and it still doesn't work?
mplayerwith it exclusively.
Note:You can also use
plug:dmix but then you would not be able to do software mixing of multiple PCM streams.
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