Standard sbc and pcm support in GENERIC kernel?

John Baldwin jhb at
Fri Mar 5 14:28:16 PST 2004

On Wednesday 03 March 2004 04:31 pm, Randy Pratt wrote:
> On Wed,  3 Mar 2004 17:03:40 +0100 (CET) you 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.
> I think I've read more than one time about problems fitting the
> installation on the 1.44M floppies.

That's no longer a problem in 5.x.  I would like to see pcm(4) added back to 
GENERIC on 5.x.  4.x has been around long enough that its GENERIC can 
probably just stay the way it is.

John Baldwin <jhb at>  <><
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