[semi-OT] Re: portupgrade O(n^m)?

Craig Boston craig at yekse.gank.org
Fri Feb 16 02:25:07 UTC 2007

On Thu, Feb 15, 2007 at 05:30:29PM -0800, Freddie Cash wrote:
> Enable the virtual channel support (see output of "sysctl -a | grep
> vchans") and the kernel will automatically mix multiple sound streams
> into one, and auto-assign programs to the different /dev/dsp0.*
> devices as needed.  Much nicer than the ALSA methods, and something
> that FreeBSD has handled for a *long* time.  :)

Someday I hope that in a future release maxautovchans will be set by
default on cards that don't support hardware channels, so it can "just
work" no matter what your hardware is.

I know 4.x had some stability problems with dynamic vchans vs static
ones, but it seems to be solid since 5.1 or 5.2.


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