[linux-audio-dev] /dev/dsp0 --> /dev/dsp0L and /dev/dsp0R

Benjamin Flaming lad at solobanjo.com
Wed Dec 3 13:45:16 EST 2003

On Wednesday 03 December 2003 11:54 am, Fernando Ramirez wrote:
> Hi. I need to know if there exists or if someone have coded a device driver
> that may split one stereo source input (/dev/dsp0)  to two pseudo devices
> (something like /dev/dsp0L for left channel and /dev/dsp0R for right
> channel).
> I need this to split a 2 channel real time signal to two different
> applications than only accept a /dev/dsp? for input.

     I'm not sure, but I think you might be able to write an .asoundrc which 
could accomplish this using ALSA's OSS emulation.  Take a look at:


(If the link above doesn't work, go to alsa-project.org, and choose 
"Documentation", and then ".asoundrc".)

Hope this helps,


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