Question Regarding Sound in KDE

Sven Jacobs sven.jacobs at
Thu Mar 17 18:27:53 GMT 2005

Kevin Krammer wrote:

>If the hardware supports mixing with the ALSA drivers, wouldn't it be enough 
>to have aRts use its ALSA output?
Nope. aRts would still use its own buffers and mix the sources on its 
own instead of directly passing everything to ALSA.

I don't see a point in using aRts if your hardware supports mixing 
because hardware is always faster than software.
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