Help to get Sound functioning on FreeBSD 5.3
ean at hedron.org
Tue Feb 8 17:27:42 PST 2005
On February 8, 2005 07:44 pm, albi wrote:
> Ean Kingston wrote:
> > I've been having problems getting sound to work on FreeBSD 5.3. It worked
> > find on 4.10 (before the upgrade) using the new sound system.
[quote of handbook]
> you followed all of that ? (just to be sure)
Yes I did follow all of that (three times now).
> and did you check the mixer-settings ?
but I didn't check the mixer settings. Software volume was set to 0.
Thanks a lot.
> > Any suggestions on a simple command line tool to test the sound system
> > out?
> in KDE you might encounter issues with artsd,
> try ctrl-alt-F2, and then e.g. ogg123 (vorbis-tools) or mpg321 are
> simple commandline tools to test your sound (in KDE there are some
> small ogg-files for certain programs already, try locate or find)
Also thank you for the suggestion. I find it a lot easier to debug problems
when I can fiddle with command line options instead of mucking about with GUI
E-Mail: ean AT hedron DOT org
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