Soundblaster Live! on FreeBSD 4.8?
kstewart at owt.com
Sun Sep 7 17:29:00 PDT 2003
On Sunday 07 September 2003 01:19 pm, fireal at earthlink.net wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I am trying to find out how to get sound configured on my machine
> with FreeBSD 4.8 (or even 5.1) for that matter. I have a Creative
> Soundblaster Live! card. I added sound to the kernel, rebooted, and
> made the device(for 4.8). I can see the card in dmesg, and even get
> a volume control (using KDE), but cannot play any sounds. âfstat |
> grep dspâ shows artsd running. But running or not, I have no
> I have searched the various related lists, checked the handbook,
> google.com/bsd, etc, and can find no definite answer to my question.
> I understand that SB Live isnât supported, yet some people say that
> have them set up and working, and that there is no reason they should
> not work in BSD. Iâm just wondering if there is anything that I
> can do, or are any resources to check into.
For sound, did you add "device pcm" to your kernel config file? If you
did, then did you
sh MAKEDEV snd0
I have a "Live 5.1" and an Audigy gamer. The live works just fine and
has for an awfully long time.
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