Subject: Re: a mmap'able audio device??
To: Sujal Patel <>
From: Brett Lymn <>
List: tech-kern
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
  "Upgrading your memory gives you MORE RAM!" - ad in MacWAREHOUSE catalogue.