24-bit audio from musicpd gives out white noise with built-in sound driver

Paul B. Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 14:54:26 UTC 2011

On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 4:30 PM, Chris Rees <utisoft at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've had some problems with musicpd-1.16_1 and the builtin sound.ko.
> It seems that they don't play nicely with each other unless I force
> 16-bit output from musicpd; otherwise I get white noise.
> Does anyone know off the top of his/her head any reasons that this
> could be so? OSS from ports works fine as-is for me.

So, if for example you can not play 24-bit in mplayer with oss from freebsd
than cause may be sound driver.Which sound driver are you using?

I do not have problems playing 24-bit with snd_hda.

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