Subject: Re: uaudio problem...
To: Chris Gilbert <email@example.com>
From: Lennart Augustsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/02/2001 20:00:03
Chris Gilbert wrote:
> On Sunday 03 June 2001 12:22 am, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> > It seems that your device only supports a few sample rates (UAUDIO_DEBUG
> > should be able to tell you what they are). In particular it doesn't
> > support 8000 which is what opening /dev/audio sets it to. You should use
> > /dev/sound instead of /dev/audio.
> Ahh, that did the trick, doing:
> audioctl -w play=44100,2,16,slinear_le
> and then using /dev/sound works. (xmms doesn't work, but that's probably
> xmms, madplay is fine though :)
I'm not sure why you need the audioctl, any sane program using the
audio device should set the parameters.
> I also symlinked /dev/audio to /dev/sound, but I'm pondering how safe a thing
> that is :)
It should perfectly safe. I don't think people do `cat foo >/dev/audio' much these days.
> Of note is that I just plugged them into my arm32 CATS and just they work
> (the same as the i386), the delights of MI drivers 8)
> Any suggestions on a volume control for X, I'm currently using mixerctl?
> (This is the first time I've actually had working audio under NetBSD :)
I'm afraid you are mostly stuck with mixerctl when you use USB speakers.
gqmpeg can handle them, though.