[Freeswitch-users] PortAudio not closing audio device properly after hangup?

Brian West brian at freeswitch.org
Sun Jan 25 02:10:18 PST 2009

Oh so its a problem with your linux distro and how it setups up the  
sound card... aren't there things for Linux that allow multiple access  
to the sound hardware?  ESD?


On Jan 25, 2009, at 4:02 AM, Jason White wrote:

> Maybe we're misunderstanding each other here. Not closing the audio  
> device
> anymore is the bug, because trying to access that device with  
> another audio
> program (e.g., a sound file player outside FreeSWITCH) fails, even  
> after all
> FreeSWITCH calls have hung up, because FreeSWITCH is still holding  
> the audio
> device open.
> Would it be possible to have a configuration parameter that says, in  
> effect,
> close the audio device when it isn't being used?

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