Aryeh Friedman aryeh.friedman at
Sat Jul 23 11:57:54 UTC 2011

Still no video here is the output of the command that the UPDATE
entery says to run (notice that I have a copy of 8.2 that is less then
a week old):

FreeBSD aryeh 8.2-STABLE FreeBSD 8.2-STABLE #7: Sun Jul 17 19:39:35
EDT 2011     root at aryeh:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  i386
compat.linux.oss_version: 198144
compat.linux.osrelease: 2.6.16
# pcm-oss plugin configuration

pcm.oss {
	type oss
	device /dev/dsp
	hint {
		description "Open Sound System"

ctl.oss {
	type oss
	device /dev/mixer
	hint {
		description "Open Sound System"

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Frank Shute <frank at>
Date: Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 7:52 AM
Subject: Re: skype
To: Aryeh Friedman <aryeh.friedman at>
Cc: FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions at>

On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 06:16:28AM -0400, Aryeh Friedman wrote:
> I have a number of clients that prefer Skype over IM.... last time I
> tried to build it from ports I was unable to get to anywhere past the
> account login page (no matter what I tried it said it could not log me
> in and when I registered for an account it never registered)

It works for me. See:


in /usr/ports/UPDATING




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