Follow up: Sound in multiple Linux progs
nullpt at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 13:31:01 UTC 2007
On 6/16/07, Ariff Abdullah <ariff at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Jun 2007 05:30:30 +0100
> "Alexandre Vieira" <nullpt at gmail.com> wrote:
> > # sysctl hw.snd.version
> > hw.snd.version: 2007061600/i386
> > Yes I know that. For example, TS needs to open the device in full
> > duplex mode, because it needs record and playback but Enemy
> > Territory only needs playback but still it opens in full duplex.
> > Well, 2 sound card time is over now. I've configured TS and ET to
> > work with the best possible sound quality and I must say that the
> > sound definition is very good, no parasite noises. It's basicly
> > working great.
> > But just for me to get the right idea. The sysctl variables that
> > define the virtual channels don't matter anymore? Because whatever
> > values I use for this variables it'll always work fine.
> snd_via8233 has 5 hardware playback channels and 1 record channel, so
> for playback, you almost don't need any vchan at all. Things will
> matter for recording, well, if you need more that 1 recording apps
> running. Situations are bit different for other drivers due to total
> play/rec channels limit, hence the need for vchan (or vrec, for
> > Another freebsd gamer friend is running -CURRENT (from 2 weeks ago)
> > and reported no problem. He didn't need to do anything because it
> > seems that the changes that makes this possible are already commited
> > to HEAD.
> More or less, yes.
> Ariff Abdullah
> ... Recording in stereo is obviously too advanced
> and confusing for us idiot ***** users :P ........
Got it. Thanks!
Alexandre Vieira - nullpt at gmail.com
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