via8233 and digital out again

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at
Sat Oct 13 03:28:42 PDT 2007

On Sat, Oct 13, 2007 at 02:02:56PM +0400, Marat N.Afanasyev wrote:
> Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 11, 2007 at 09:44:10AM +0400, Marat N.Afanasyev wrote:
>>> Hello!
>>> i'm curious whether s/p-dif on via8233 is working at all or not. can 
>>> anybody tell me a success story? i've knew that Ariff said 'making 
>>> s/p-dif on via is too trivial than any mammal can do it without making a 
>>> noise' but i suppose i'm not a mammal at all, because i cannot make it 
>>> work :(
>> I have to use audio/oss to enjoy digital audio.
> hmmm. i know this workaround, but:
> 1. on rusnet's #freebsd i was told that people experienced system panics 
> while using oss

I guess it depends on the hardware. With my via8233 (8237) it's
all pretty stable.

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