Brooks Davis 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 
> setting/installing
> 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.

-- Brooks

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