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

youshi10 at u.washington.edu youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Fri Feb 16 02:29:05 UTC 2007

On Thu, 15 Feb 2007, Craig Boston wrote:

> 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.
> Craig

Oh, cripe.. well glad I mentioned something instead of started working on this. 
Lol. Frick..

Why isn't this enabled by default??

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