Subject: Re: a mmap'able audio device??
To: None <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/05/1996 10:09:41
> Lennart, don't take this personally, but this is the problem with the
> NetBSD 1.1 audio drivers.  The driver works fine if you just blast all
> the data at the audio device at once, it breaks if you try and do what
> some games expect, that is, write blocks of data continuously.
Of course I don't take it personally.  The NetBSD audio stuff is
far from perfect.  But having the DMA buffer mmap'ed and fiddling
with buffer pointers seems to like such a poor abstraction to me.
There must be a better way.

	-- Lennart