Realtek ALC262 and Via ENVY24 sound cards for rel. 6.2

Andrey Slusar anrays at
Thu Dec 13 10:19:15 PST 2007

Wed, 12 Dec 2007 18:10:11 -0700, Predrag Punosevac wrote:

> Lee Shackelford wrote:
> > Good afternoon, FreeBSD enthusiasts.  For FreeBSD release 6.2, does anyone
> > know if there is any simpler way of using sound cards containing either a
> > Realtek ALC262 chip or a Via ENVY24 chip than installing the Linux
> > emulator, and then using the alsa a.p.i.?  Many thanks.  Yours truly, L e e

> Did you try to compile Open Sound System from ports? I have some
> Realtek crap and it worked only with OSS. I think that many more
> devices are supported in 7.0 so you might want to upgrade the
> system. Check the hardware notes.
> For the list of supported devices by OSS you can check Open Sound
> System web-site.
> They also have a binary package that you can install with pkg_add
> utility. Package is sometimes updated before the port!

  oss in ports is not supported envy24 cards, driver in 7,0 base
system is works with very low volume.

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