USB headset ... ?
uspoerlein at gmail.com
Thu May 18 17:47:35 UTC 2006
Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Do a "sysctl -a | grep pcm". If the output is "hw.sound.pcm0.XXX" run "sysctl hw.sound" so
> see a complete list of sysctl's available. Pick one of the "vchan" ones and change it from
> zero to an arbitrary numer... e.g. 4 to be able to let 4 applications play at the same time.
> I think we should activate vchans by default... anyone with an idea of the number of channels
> we should provide by default (warning: bikeshed ahead)?
Well, the Soundblaster Live! (snd_emu10k1) provides four vchannels in
hardware, ie., you don't need to set the sysctl manually. Thus, I'm
using 4 vchans on this laptop with snd_ich(4) hardware since day one. No
ill effect observed, and I think 4-8 would be an ideal range.
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