[Speex-dev] speexdec and ALSA

Keith Kyzivat kkyzivat at sipez.com
Thu Jan 17 11:18:40 PST 2008

Alsa has OSS emulation kernel drivers, which will use the /dev/dsp
Give a look here:

That should help you out.

On Jan 17, 2008 11:50 AM, Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves <justivo at gmail.com> wrote:

> List,
> I'm not used to work with ALSA, so it was a surprise to me when
> testing an ALSA-only system that it did not have /dev/dsp.  In this
> machine, speexdec throws me an error that it won't work without
> /dev/dsp, so I found out that in ALSA there's stuff under /dev/snd,
> but everything I tried to make a link to /dev/dsp (say,
> /dev/snd/pcmC0D0c) reports as being the wrong IOCTL.
> Any ideas how to get speexdec working under this environment?
> -Ivo
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