command to list sound devices?

Polytropon freebsd at
Sun Jun 7 05:45:55 UTC 2020

On Sun, 7 Jun 2020 01:07:39 -0400, Robert Huff wrote:
> 	I have this vague memory that some time ago someone gave the name
> of a command that would list all the sound devices (and possibly their
> settings).

The command you're searching for probably is:

	# cat /dev/sndstat

And for the settings (here: the volume setting), use:

	# ls /dev/mixer*
	# mixer -f <device>

Partially related:

	# dmesg | grep "^pcm"
	# dmesg | grep "^hda"

And of course:

	# pciconf -lv | less

> 	Am I delusional?

I'm not competent to answer that question. ;-)

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