On Wed, 20 Aug 2003 02:33:54 -0700 (PDT)
"Tiarnan O'Corrain" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> --- [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> > unfortunately, i don't have an *.raw files to try so i simply tried
> > to cat somefile.wav > /dev/dsp (and also to /dev/audio)
> > both produce sound a screeching sound reminiscent of japanese noise
> > bands :)
> That's good sign! It shows the device is configured. Do any of
> the command-line tools work... mpg123 &c? Try setting the
> sound device explicitly (eg mpg123 -a /dev/dsp foo.mp3). Try
> it also as root.
IT WORKS!!! (...and as joe-user. no need for root. :)
> > cat /dev/sndstat
> > FreeBSD Audio Driver (newpcm)
> > pcm0: <ESS Technology Maestro-2E> at I/O port 0x1400 irq 5 (4p/0r/4v
> > channels duplex)
> ~(0)% cat /dev/sndstat
> FreeBSD Audio Driver (newpcm)
> Installed devices:
> pcm0: <ESS Technology Allegro-1> at io 0x3000 irq 5 (4p/1r/0v channels
> There was a post yesterday explaining this. Apparently the driver
> doesn't support recording (yet).
missed that one. will follow issue closely. thanks for the tip.
> It seems to me that the driver is working, and that your problems
> are somewhere higher in the stack.
it is such a relief to know that /dev/dsp is not broken. i now just need to find out
exactly what is preventing these other programs from accessing it.
i suppose that the programs i am trying to use probably only require recompiling,
but perhaps with different options... i'll have a look.
thanks again, T.
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