[alsa-devel] nvidia initial sound being skipped

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Fri Nov 19 12:31:44 CET 2010

David Shirley wrote:
> How would u setup a dmix to play silence?

If you haven't create or modified /etc/asound.conf or ~/.asoundrc,
dmix should be enabled by default.  (If PulseAudio is installed
correctly, PA should be enabled by default.)

Try this to play ten seconds of silence:

  aplay -d 10 -t raw -f dat /dev/zero

To play continuously, omit the "-d 10".


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