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 > duplex) > > 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. > Tiarnan _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"