Which TV cards do send the audio data via PCI?

Frank J. Beckmann frank at barda.agala.net
Sun Nov 20 17:40:57 GMT 2005


am Samstag, 19. November 2005 03:14 schrieb Jacob Meuser:
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 04:37:40PM +0100, Frank J. Beckmann wrote:
> > Is there really no bt8x8 card that sends the audio data via PCI?
> no.  what do you really gain by that anyway?  it's not like the
> bt8x8 cards/bktr driver are so finely tuned that the minimal "delay"
> or "interference" of running a wire to the soundcard is going to be
> noticeable.  

You need an audio card for each tv card the way it is handled now. :-(

> plus, NetBSD and OpenBSD use a different audio 
> architecture than FreeBSD, but bktr is pretty much the same across
> the three.  there are some OS dependent bits, but adding a real
> audio interface would add a whole lot more.

Many parts of the BSDs differ but that should be no reason for not making 
things better.

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