Standard sbc and pcm support in GENERIC kernel?
dan at langille.org
Thu Mar 4 15:26:48 PST 2004
On Thu, 4 Mar 2004, Brandon D. Valentine wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 03, 2004 at 05:03:40PM +0100, Jorn Argelo wrote:
> > I've been on the question list for some time, and I have noticed that
> > many people do not know how to get sound support up and running in
> > FreeBSD 5.X. I know that re-compiling the kernel is easy enough, but
> > there are still people not willing to do so, as I have noticed on the
> > list. Therefor I thought it might be an idea to put sound support in the
> > GENERIC kernel configuration, so that newbies will no longer find
> > themselves stuck with that.
> If they'd read pcm(4) they'd know how to get sound support up and
> running without recompiling their kernel. Is there something wrong with
> requiring that a new user bother to read the documentation?
They would first have to know to read man pcm(4).
Dan Langille - BSDCan: http://www.bsdcan.org/
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