brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Wed Dec 15 09:50:10 PST 2004
On Wed, Dec 15, 2004 at 06:37:05PM +0100, Matej wrote:
> Thanks Michael very much,
> I quite got it - but I this has opened a few questions more to me: Without
> that OSS, (using some ICH driver for the nforce2 onboard audio card, only
> adding snd_ich_load="YES" in /boot/loader.conf), I get some "OSS driver"
> displayed in XMMS settings. What oss is this?
> And another one - should I download the oss package from the
> http://www.4front-tech.com/ or is there any port/pkg in freebsd? I was
> looking but couldn't find it.
The FreeBSD sound system uses the OSS API (though a somewhat older
version that that from 4front). Please don't make the mistake of
assuming that just because Linux failed to implement something well
it is always bad.
Any statement of the form "X is the one, true Y" is FALSE.
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