Subject: Re: NetBSD plays .wav ultra fast
To: Martin Husemann <email@example.com>
From: Lennart Augustsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/12/2001 19:44:27
Martin Husemann wrote:
> > To do it right you have to do sample rate conversion in software.
> > This is rather expensive to do if you want high quality.
> Yeah, but not playing it at all or playing it wrong is no viable solution.
I agree. The driver is broken, it should not accept setting a rate that
it doesn't support.
> We need a consensus on what to do in this case:
> a) convert (maybe without even telling userland) in the kernel
> b) tell userland this failed and fix applications to convert themself
> (or decide to use some other source)
I think we might have to do a in the long run. Since Windows seem
to do sample rate conversion I suspect we'll find more and more of
the fixed rate cards. And as machines get faster it will be less of