[alsa-devel] Problem in dummy driver

Jaroslav Kysela perex at suse.cz
Wed Mar 21 10:24:02 CET 2007

On Wed, 21 Mar 2007, Himanshu Chauhan wrote:

> Dear all,
> I am working on the dummy driver provided with the ALSA. I took it from
> the linux kernel
> I build the module and load it. The XMMS seems to play ok (doesn't hang
> and all) but none of
> the recording application seem to record from the driver.
> Can the driver in current state work as the loop back cable between
> applications?

No, it's really dummy driver which eats playback samples and returns zero 
samples for capture. Try use the snd-aloop driver.


Jaroslav Kysela <perex at suse.cz>
Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
ALSA Project, SUSE Labs

More information about the Alsa-devel mailing list