[nas] NAS client server sound question
pgf at foxharp.boston.ma.us
Sun Nov 25 09:18:48 MST 2007
admin at mmri.us wrote:
> 1) FYI
> On Vanilla new install FC7 nasd do not start;
> [init.d]# ./nasd status
> nasd dead but subsys locked
perhaps someone running fedora can look into this. i only run debian
> 2) My big problem is to have sound from my applications called in e.g.
> mozilla/Firefox/seamonkey to have sound on the remote terminal
> when the browser runs on server. In the past (Netscape 4.79)
> I could just configure helpers (e.g. realplay %s) and the
> browser would forward the stream or USRL to the remote
> relaplayer. It does not work that way anymore as the entire
> mozilla development seemingly becomes less Unix and therefore
> I look for a better solution (hoepful for NAS).
for programs such as these, which don't have NAS support builtin, the
only thing you can try is using audiooss. audiooss is a library
which causes the native sound driver access to be redirected via NAS.
> 3) So, you are saying that if I run nasd on the remote terminals and I
> start a (compatible) program on the server from the remote terminal,
> that sound will be streamed to the remote terminal sound-card? That is
> exactly what I need.
> Should nasd also be started on the server?
paul fox, pgf at foxharp.boston.ma.us (arlington, ma, where it's 39.4 degrees)
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