5.3-BETA3: "man pcm" has wrong information

Lars Engels lars.engels at 0x20.net
Thu Sep 16 09:47:22 PDT 2004

Zitat von Ruslan Ermilov <ru at freebsd.org>:

> "Major" is overestimated here -- just some small tweaks to the
> current text to adopt to reality.  The Handbook's sound chapter
> has also been updated.  For one, the SYNOPSIS of the sound(4)
> manpage is lying about that you need only "device sound" to
> get you sound -- you also need "device snd_<driver>".
> Once the sound-related renaming is done (there are further plans
> to do some more renames for better consistency in naming), the
> sound(4) manpage will be replaced by the snd(4) manpage (yeah,
> welcome back, old good "snd").

Hi Ruslan,

I cannot find device drivers in NOTES for Creative Soundblaster PCI
cards. For example, what can I do to use a SB Live?


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