Re: Pulseaudio

On Mon, 2007-10-08 at 23:55 +0200, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Hi,
> is a sound server such as esd or pulseaudio still needed at all? As far
> as I understand, ALSA allows access from multiple applications. It
> supports hardware mixing and provides dmix as a fallback on systems
> where hardware mixing is not available. For the casual user, this should
> be sufficient. Or is it not?

IIRC dmix doesn't really work well with fast-user-switching. OTOH, Pulse
works just fine with that.


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