Subject: Re: remote sound solution
To: Wojciech Puchar <>
From: Chuck Yerkes <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/12/2002 12:48:33
Quoting Wojciech Puchar (
> > > does anyone know such thing to use for X terminal?
> > > tried NAS but it generates lots of short clicks 5-10 times per second - i
> > > don't know why.
> > What kind of "X terminal"?
> old 486/PCI with 16MB RAM, good PCI card (matrox millenium), ethernet and
> remote boot with old NetBSD (1.3.3) and X server.

So it's got a CPU running actual code.  Hence, not an X Terminal, but
rather a PC running X Windows.

And a dmesg(1) tells you what?

Does this have a sound card?  Does it just try to play through the speakers?
(through clicking fast)?

> i need extra program to allow playing sound on that. nas makes lot of
> clicks (tried both remotely and locally too).

Well, digital sound really IS just a lot of clicks, maybe your ears are
too fast :)

> thing allowing to set up volume and play one sound stream (from mpg123)
> will be absolutely enough.