Audigy 2 has no playback sound

Tim ignored_mailbox at
Thu Jul 13 00:29:33 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-07-12 at 23:54 +0200, nigel henry wrote:
> This can't be said for the other machine that uses an Ensoniq card
> (ens1371 driver). this is not capable of multiple audio streams. 
> It's a case here of one or the other. One hilarious side affect of
> this is listening to a live audio stream from Internet radio, then
> opening Gaim. 2 hrs later you shut down the Internet radio, and then
> receive all the sounds that Gaim has tried to send while you were
> IM'ing.

How does one determine which cards don't do that before purchase?  Not
sharing sound devices been a particular bugbear of mine for quite a
while.  I find some applications will jam up until they get to play
their sounds.

(Currently running FC4, occasionally trying FC5.)

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