Garrett Cooper <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: Paris Jones wrote:
>
>
> */Garrett Cooper /* wrote:
>
>     Paris Jones wrote:
>     > I am using FreeBSD 6.0 Stable.
>     >
>     > My friend told me about Skype and was very egar to try it, to my
>     dismay the port of Skype will only accept one device for audio
>     input and output, (Which my headset requires) and I would rather
>     not mess with the DSP hijacker so I installed the linux build for
>     skype.com (The static with QT compiled in) but was also upset to
>     find that I could not call or receive calls from anyone. I am
>     using the linux_base-8, if someone could tell me how I can start
>     calling people it would be very useful, I have read maybe 2
>     articles about this on google and both tell me to install ports
>     that no longer exist.
>     >
>     > Thank you again.
>     > -ARCKEDA
>     >
>     That's because OSS by itself doesn't support more than one channel
>     at a
>     time. You need to support virtual channels (a FreeBSD only feature
>     AFAIK) by entering in the following lines in /etc/sysctl.conf:
>
>     hw.snd.maxautovchans = 20 # Adjust to fit the number of simultaneous
>     sound channels you want enabled at once.
>
>     -Garrett
>
> I don't think that multiple sound channels are the problem. You see, 
> in the port,
>
> there is only one sound device I can choose, even though my headset 
> outputs to
>
> /dev/dsp and gets input from /dev/dsp1, so that I can only talk or 
> hear, not both at
>
> the same time.   The linux build will not even let me call anyone or 
> recieve calls,
>
> not even the call testing service.
>
> Please feel free to tell me any thing that you think might help.
>
>                           -ARCKEDA
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>Yes, it's most likely the problem if you can't play multiple audio 
>>sources at once.
>>
>>Just please try my suggestion before saying it's not possible.
>>
>>  -Garrett

I am afraid that playing multiple audio sources is not my problem,

the problem is I don't have the option to select more than one source at a 

time in the Skype native port.  In the linux build, I have that option, but I 

can't call or receive calls from anyone.

Thank you.

                                -ARCKEDA


 
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