Subject: Re: Two audio sources
To: Iain Hibbert <>
From: Zafer Aydogan <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/28/2006 19:34:16
Awesome. That is exactly was I was looking for.
Esound works with xmms and mpg123.

Thanks a lot Iain !

2006/10/28, Iain Hibbert <>:
> On Sat, 28 Oct 2006, Zafer Aydogan wrote:
> > is it possible to listen to multiple audio sources at the same time?
> yes, as long as you have multiple audio devices to play the sounds
> > For example, to listen to two mp3 streams at the same, or to one video
> > and one audio stream? Or the general case: While listening to mp3's
> > another application tries to output sound and either fails with error
> > (audio device in use), or stays mute.
> audio(4) devices are exclusive open so the second writer will get an
> error, but I think this might not be your question - you probably want to
> use something like pkgsrc/audio/esound to handle mixing multiple audio
> streams to a single set of speakers
> iain