John Baldwin wrote:

> On 04-Sep-01 David W. Chapman Jr. wrote:
>>On Tue, Sep 04, 2001 at 09:40:44AM -0700, John Baldwin wrote:
>>>In fact, am doing so right now inside of KDE (with arts or whatever their
>>>daemon is called also running).  Granted, it sounds rather weird. :-P
>>>  915 john      -8    0  5236K   900K pcmwr    0:01  1.66%  1.51% mpg123
>>>  914 john      -8    0  4336K   912K pcmwr    0:01  1.64%  1.51% mpg123
>>>>sysctl hw.snd
>>>hw.snd.verbose: 0
>>>hw.snd.unit: 0
>>>hw.snd.autovchans: 0
>>>hw.snd.maxvchans: 0
>>>hw.snd.pcm0.vchans: 0
>>>hw.snd.pcm0.hwvol_step: 5
>>>hw.snd.pcm0.hwvol_mixer: vol
>>If everything is using artsd then that may be the reason.  My problem 
>>was I had apps using esound, artsd and them vmware directly talking 
>>to dsp.  But this is only from what I gather, not from knowledge.
> Note the mpg123 processes.  They are in pcmwr, i.e. writing to /dev/dsp
> directly and not going through artsd.

I haven't looked at the code, but does a value of 0 for vchans mean infinite, I know 
this is a standard use for the value of zero in 
some instances...

The other guy's was set to 1, raising it fixed his problem.  Yours works with multiple 
opens with a value of zero.

     ET has one helluva sense of humor!
He's always anal-probing right-wing schizos!

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