[alsa-devel] nvidia initial sound being skipped

David Shirley tephra at gmail.com
Sat Nov 20 05:15:37 CET 2010

OK that works!

But I am concerned about the loss of audio quality when using dmix..

Apart from the sample rate mismatch (and therefor resampling, which
can be avoided by using the correct rate in asound.rc) is there
anything else I should be worried about?


On 19 November 2010 22:31, Clemens Ladisch <clemens at ladisch.de> wrote:
> 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".
> Regards,
> Clemens

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