Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at gmx.net
Wed Dec 15 09:58:46 PST 2004

On Wednesday, 15. December 2004 18:37, 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?

OSS is shorthand for "OSS-compatible". FreeBSD's soundsystem (newpcm) is 
source compatible to OSS and implements the same API.

> And another one - should I download the oss package from the
> http://www.4front-tech.com/ or is there any port/pkg in freebsd? 

Yes, you should get the package from 4front, there is no port.

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