No /dev/dsp* with freebsd 7.0

Dieter freebsd at
Thu Aug 7 16:38:21 UTC 2008

In message <200808071648.27737.hselasky at>, Hans Petter Selasky writes:

> > This looks fine but there is no /dev/dsp*. How do i create /dev/dsp* for
> > each sound card?

> The devices are invisible and created when you try to open them.

"Invisible" devices ???  This sounds very strange and unusual.
Why is it being done this way?  How do you check permissions
if you can't ls -l them?

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