Soundcards on 6-current
kstewart at owt.com
Sat Sep 11 12:34:25 PDT 2004
On Saturday 11 September 2004 11:56 am, Lucas Holt wrote:
> **** BEGIN RANT ****
> Why is everyone running 6 current and expecting it to work? They
> just created that branch recently and I seriously doubt that its even
> close to usable. We could run 5-Current because it was pretty far
> along.. 6 is "new".
You have it backwards. They just created the RELENG_5 branch. Head or
tag=., is still head.The name just became 6-current.
You probably only need to kldload snd_driver to have sound. Look at you
dmesg and see what was loaded.
> Last time i looked at the handbook it said NOT to run CURRENT unless
> you are a developer/know what you are doing. I think 5.3 beta is
> bleeding edge enough for everyone.
> Based on recent posts, i've concluded that several video cards and
> possibly sound cards are currently broken in 6-Current plus maybe
> some NICs. Translation: Don't try this at home.
> Another reason not to adopt 6 so early is that it encourages port
> maintainers to screw over people on stable versions. I had to
> upgrade to 5 early because of broken ports. Lets not go through that
> again. I know technically that only the ports tree that comes with a
> release is officially supported, but then again everyone always
> recommends CVSUPing the ports on Questions. Besides, who wants to
> run outdated and possibly insecure versions of software.
> **** END RANT ****
> On Sep 11, 2004, at 11:10 AM, Mikko Heiskanen wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Is there support on 6.0-current for soundcards?
> > I put the usual device pcm on kernconf, but it says
> > it don't know about that. I tried device sound, it compiles,
> > but there don't come support. If it's not supposed to, sorry
> > for this message.
> > Thank you for your time,
> > Mikko
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