Matej mte at bomango.net
Wed Dec 22 14:33:52 PST 2004

Brooks Davis wrote:

>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.
>-- Brooks
Thanks for the explanation

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