OSS alternative

Chris list at tellme3times.com
Fri Jul 16 13:12:37 PDT 2004

Add the following to your kernel and recompile

device          pcm

That should do it.

Dmitriy Startsev wrote:

>4Front OSS is not free, and therefore is not an acceptable solution for
>I tried to use it but was somewhat frustrated. Reminds me Windows world,
>where software companies think license agreement is the most important part
>of distribution:). When I started it, it failed to initialize my sound card
>(SB Live 5.1) and complained about some IRQ conflicts. But other drivers
>work just fine (default one from FreeBSD dist. as well as another one I
>downloaded somewhere else).
>FreeBSD is free, and IMHO it needs a free open source sound system.
>So my question is: does anybody know of something like that? Well, I guess
>But without such a system FreeBSD will always be far behind Linux:(((
>With best regards, Dmitriy Startsev.
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