Problems playing certain wav files
julian at elischer.org
Thu Jun 19 15:38:51 PDT 2003
might it make a difference if the file was made bigger with silence?
On Thu, 19 Jun 2003, Ken Marx wrote:
> Hi Lucas,
> Sorry for the delay getting back to you. My friend, Julian,
> just brought his laptop in today.
> Sorry for this, but we have a new dimension in behavior space:
> On his 5.0 box neither your beep nor my converted beep file
> plays. Not only this, but waveplay doesn't even exit!
> Running under truss, we see it hang on a call to exit().
> Longer files do play fine. So it appears that for small
> files the device never flushes. Didn't do any checking
> to see what this hypothesized data limit might be.
> Likely a 5.0 thing? Sorry couldn't be more helpful.
> Lucas Wilcox wrote:
> > Cool,
> > I think it is good idea to find out how many different setups handle
> > these problems, we might find a pattern.
> > My desktop which we know atleast plays the prefile is a
> > <Creative CT5880-C>. Does this use the same driver as the
> > <Creative CT5880-A>?
> > Lucas
> > On Mon, Jun 16, 2003 at 01:43:49PM -0700, Ken Marx wrote:
> >>Just to add another data point:
> >>We have a box here:
> >>4.8-RELEASE FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE #1: Thu Apr 3 11:55:56 PST 2003
> >>pcm0: <Creative CT5880-A> at io 0x1440 irq 9 (1p/1r/2v channels duplex)
> >>that plays *both* pre and post sox'd versions of the beep file fine.
> >>I wonder if it's just something with the Maestro chip support.
> >>I don't see any diffs between 4.7/8 in pci/maestro*.
> >>I know someone who has a maestro-2 chip on his laptop at home,
> >>running 5.x. I'll send your file to him and let you know.
> Ken Marx, kmarx at vicor-nb.com
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