sound settings

Martin Alejandro Paredes Sanchez mapsware at
Sat Sep 21 03:54:23 UTC 2013

On Friday 20 September 2013 14:26:08 Ajtim wrote:
> Hi!
> My system is FreeBSD 10.0-ALPHA1 #0 r255501: Fri Sep 13 01:57:31 UTC 2013
> root at  amd64 installed on iMac
> 11,1.
> It works very good but I don't know how to setup sound system.
> After start system:
> cat /dev/sndstat
> Installed devices:
> pcm0: <ATI R6xx (HDMI)> (play)
> pcm1: <Cirrus Logic CS4206 (Internal Analog 4.0/2.0)> (play/rec) default
> pcm2: <Cirrus Logic CS4206 (Rear Analog)> (play/rec)
> pcm3: <Cirrus Logic CS4206 (Rear Digital)> (play/rec)

You have 4 devices where the sound can go

which one has the speakers pluged in, you especify with (as root)

# sysctl hw.snd.default_unit=n

test sending a file to the sound system

% cat filename > /dev/dsp

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