choosing different sound input and output devices

Michael Gmelin freebsd at
Wed Apr 21 13:14:46 UTC 2021

On Wed, 21 Apr 2021 13:42:11 +0200
Marek Zarychta <zarychtam at> wrote:

> Dear subscribers,
> I tried to deploy the Chromium browser run on FreeBSD CURRENT to work 
> with Microsoft Teams and it almost works fine except for audio
> settings. To use USB microphone I have changed sysctl
> hw.snd.default_unit and was able to use my microphone, but it broke
> the playback. Is it possible to use different audio input and output
> devices ? Any clues, especially with regard to www/chromium will be
> appreciated.
> Perhaps the list I am posting this question on was not carefully
> chosen, but haven't found any sound/audio specific mailing lists.

Just out of curiosity: Going to chrome://settings/content/microphone
won't allow you to select the input device to use? (it seems like having
the select box in there is platform specific).


Michael Gmelin

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