sound question

Willem van der Walt wvdwalt at
Tue Nov 20 04:18:39 EST 2007

Hi Daniel,
If you use the files I have sent you, you are currently using 
Edit /etc/speech-dispatcher/modules/espeak-generic.conf and find the line 
with aplay.
at the end, add -D plug:dmix
Regards, Willem

On Tue, 20 Nov 2007, Daniel Dalton wrote:

> hi Tomas,
> On 20/11/2007 7:50 PM, Tomas Cerha wrote:
> > Daniel Dalton wrote:
> >> Is there a way I can have more than one sound coming from
> >> my sound card? Maybe music and espeak?
> > 
> > Hello Daniel, Speech Dispatcher can be configured to use ALSA sound
> > output (which supports software mixing).  The latest SD version uses
> > ALSA by default.  If you're using an older version, you will need to
> > modify your /etc/speech-dispatcher/modules/espeak.conf (see the comments
> > within the file for more information) to use ALSA.
> > 
> Hmmm its using alsa.
> Is it an issue with drivers for my soundcard?
> I get device busy usually when trying to play other audio.
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks for the help.
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