[alsa-devel] playback open error:

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Wed Apr 25 22:11:20 CEST 2007

On 4/25/07, Ashlesha Shintre <ashlesha.shintre at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I m trying to run the simple playback program that I have attached with this
> email -- and I get the following error:
> ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:862:(snd_pcm_dmix_open) unable to open slave
> > Playback open error: Device or resource busy

Are you calling wavplay in a loop or something?  Maybe a delay is
required between closing the device and opening it again.


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