[Alsaplayer-devel] 2 alsaplayer daemons running simultaneously

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Tue Jan 19 10:09:54 GMT 2010


On 01/19/2010 07:10 AM, Stefanos Kourtis wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I was wondering if I could somehow start 2 alsaplayer daemons and
> control them separately from the command line. What I want to do is dj
> using only command line tools. The idea is to write a shell script that
> launches two alsaplayer daemons that can be controlled independently,
> then use a MIDI library to translate what comes in from /dev/midi to
> commands and forward them to one of the two daemons. Eventually, I'm
> hoping I'll be able to use a headless setup for djing with my laptop.
> Can this be done? If not, any possible alternatives?
>
>    



This can be done but it may not be necessary.

Have you looked at mixx and xwax?


Cheers.

Patrick Shirkey
Boost Hardware Ltd






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