[alsa-devel] Possible problem with snd_pcm_oss_sync()

Timur Tabi timur at freescale.com
Tue May 20 20:57:42 CEST 2008

Timur Tabi wrote:

> I'm working with a customer that has discovered a possible problem with OSS
> emulation.  Unfortunately, I don't have a lot of experience with OSS, so I need
> help understanding whether the customer's observations point to a real problem
> or not.


snd_pcm_oss_sync() displays this message:

sync: buffer_used

What does this mean?  What does it mean to sync, and why would an OSS
application call sync?

Timur Tabi
Linux kernel developer at Freescale

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