[pulseaudio-discuss] Pulseaudio and Java

Daniel Chen seven.steps at gmail.com
Sun May 23 06:51:56 PDT 2010

On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 10:22 PM, Sean McNamara <smcnam at gmail.com> wrote:
> The reason your PulseAudio apps don't work while snd-pcm-oss is
> playing audio is because ALSA, at the low level, can only play sound
> from one app at a time.

For clarification, below the alsa-lib level, the ability to play
simultaneous PCM streams is hardware-dependent. Certain controllers
can do so, e.g., EMU10k1, CS46XX, limited number of HDA.


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