Subject: Re: a mmap'able audio device??
To: Sujal Patel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brett Lymn <email@example.com.AU>
Date: 03/05/1996 14:25:25
According to Sujal Patel:
>This is true, and it'll be interesting to see how the Linux folks
>actually implemented this because Linux Quake uses this technique for sound
>effects, and I'm sure NetBSD will support Quake fully soon :-)
If I have my way it will ;-)
>I would think that the kernel could give you the current position of the
>buffer pointer, and then you'd place your sound "sufficiently" far in
>front of it. This would be sorta messy though.
I have a pointer to the linux driver code now - will have a look at
that and see what I can do....
Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, AWA Defence Industries
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