[vlc-devel] Re: Multicast udp streaming from playlist - problems

Dermot McGahon dermot at dspsrv.com
Fri Oct 15 14:49:38 CEST 2004

On Thu, 14 Oct 2004 13:21:19 +0200, Derk-Jan Hartman  
<hartman at videolan.org> wrote:

> It's probably a problem with alsa or something. VLC uses alsa by  
> default, I guess a lot of other applications still use oss. You can  
> force vlc to use oss, with vlc -A oss. Or fix your alsa install of  
> course :)

I checked with xmms and it was using alsa. There was something
specific about that setup that made alsa unusable with vlc. Not
sure what.

I've changed to an older stable kernel and modules and sound is
now fine.


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