[Mageia-dev] soundwrapper

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 09:39:27 CET 2012

On 7 March 2012 00:13, Colin Guthrie <mageia at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
>>>> Is there a simple way to check if a game uses alsa-oss modules ?
>>> You can tell if an application uses oss by doing:
>>>  sudo fuser -v /dev/dsp
>> You don't need to be root in order to do that:
>> /sbin/fuser -v /dev/dsp
> Hmm... but I think it only shows pid if it's another user... which is
> why I always suggest sudo - mpd running as mpd user is a common cause of
> the hogging and thus it's nice to see that rather than a number.

For /dev/snd/*, it always worked the same way for me but Indeed I've nothing
using the sound card as root, in which case it's hidden.

Also one can use "sudo lsof /dev/snd/*"

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