Re: sound and video question.

From: newsscumb (
Date: 12/26/03

Date: Fri, 26 Dec 2003 12:20:37 -0800

On Thu, 25 Dec 2003 23:19:05 -0800, tru178 wrote:

> why does sound and video in linux cannot be played at the same time? i
> cannot have 2 application playing video or sound at once. is this
> normal for linux? happens in rh8 and now fedora too.

This is normal. One process per sound device.

PS: If I remember correctly Windows does this also.