Firefox: virtual_oss: no sound
lobo at bsd.com.br
Thu Dec 10 17:44:44 UTC 2020
On Sun, Dec 6, 2020 at 4:09 PM Graham Perrin <grahamperrin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 06/12/2020 18:45, Mario Lobo wrote:
> > On Sun, Dec 6, 2020 at 2:36 PM Graham Perrin <grahamperrin at gmail.com>
> >> On 04/12/2020 18:37, Mario Lobo wrote:
> >> … Videos in Firefox not only have no sound. …
> >> If you have not already done so:
> >> about:config
> >> media.cubeb.backend
> >> string
> >> oss
> > It is set that way.
> > By the way, I tried setting to sndio, and even though sndio wasn't
> > It still had sound.
> > But virtual_oss still has the same firefox results (no sound). I have to
> > reboot the machine to get the sound back on FF.
> > Stopping virtual_oss and restarting FF is not enough.
> > I also had virtual_oss_ctl installed but, like you, I dont know how to
> > it.
> If it helps: the setup outlined below works for me (with analogue audio
> in an HP EliteBook 8570p).
> NB maybe worth actively checking that virtual_oss is running, i.e.
> service virtual_oss status
> service virtual_oss onestatus
> Also: below, NB the `-t vdsp.ctl` part. IIRC this is for compatibility
> with the virtual_oss_ctl GUI.
> grahamperrin at mowa219-gjp4-8570p:~ % tail -n 15 /etc/rc.conf
> -T /dev/sndstat \
> -S \
> -i 8 \
> -C 2 -c 2 \
> -r 48000 \
> -b 24 \
> -s 8.0ms \
> -f /dev/dsp1 \
> -c 2 \
> -d dsp \
> -t vdsp.ctl"
> grahamperrin at mowa219-gjp4-8570p:~ % service virtual_oss status
> virtual_oss is running as pid 117.
> grahamperrin at mowa219-gjp4-8570p:~ % service sndiod status
> sndiod is running as pid 2212.
> grahamperrin at mowa219-gjp4-8570p:~ % cat /dev/sndstat
> Installed devices:
> pcm0: <ATI R6xx (HDMI)> (play)
> pcm1: <IDT 92HD81B1X (Analog 2.0+HP/2.0)> (play/rec) default
> pcm2: <IDT 92HD81B1X (Analog)> (play/rec)
> Installed devices from userspace:
> dsp: <Virtual OSS> (play/rec)
> grahamperrin at mowa219-gjp4-8570p:~ %
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I've tried everything and it simply doesn't work.
I've given up using the webcam and its mic on BSD.
FreeBSD since version 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio.... YET!!]
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