Awfully OT Question.
matt at gabby.gsicomp.on.ca
Tue Jun 3 14:13:03 PDT 2003
This was brought up a while ago (check the archives.)
The answer was "porting ALSA to FreeBSD would be a bad idea", mainly
becaue the sound system architecture that we have is much better than
Please refer to the archives for more details.
On Tue, 3 Jun 2003, Frank J. Cameron wrote:
> FYI, There is a general questions list at freebsd-questions at freebsd.org.
> I actually know nothing about this; but, I would be surprised if this
> was possible. FreeBSD does have its own driver pcm. Add "device pcm"
> to your kernel config and reboot; it usually works pretty well for plug
> and play cards (though I've never tried anything high-end or exotic).
> On Tue, 2003-06-03 at 15:56, Mario Lobo wrote:
> > Please forgive me for this terribly off-topic question but could anyone on this
> > list point to me the proper direction on info to get the ALSA sound driver to
> > work under FreeBSD (if that is at all possible!!)? I figured there are many
> > kernel experts here who would an idea about this.
> > I looked in the FreeBSD and ALSA sites and there is no mention of each other on
> > neither.
> > Again, sorry and Thanks!
> Frank J. Cameron <cameron at ctc.com>
> Concurrent Technologies Corp.
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