Subject: Re: HELP!
To: Brian Hechinger <>
From: Tom Harvey <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/21/2001 21:17:17
On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 12:35:07PM -0400, Brian Hechinger wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 09:58:32AM -0400, linc wrote:
> > 
> > So what would you suggest as a really good benchmarking tool?  Also, I
> > don't seem to have any sound support under NetBSD - anyone know why, what
> > to look for in the kernal, or how to enable it?
> i think i got lazy and just pulled sound support completely out.  it wasn't
> getting probed by the GENERIC kernel, and not being overy familiar with the
> alpha hardware i didn't know what was needed to make sound work on that box.

with all the excitement about whether extra-terrestrials will be sending
better alpha compilers to our planet, i don't think it was clearly
stated that the alphastation 200 audio hardware is Windows Sound
System-compatible, and supported by netbsd since at least 1.4 .

> wss*    at      isa? port 0x530 irq 9 drq 0     # Windows Sound System
> audio*  at      wss?