Sorry for the needless traffic. Stupid user error. If I'm going to use
the drivers in the FreeBSD base system, it helps if I make sure the
script that loads OSSv4 isn't executable.
On 03/01/10 17:19, Adam K Kirchhoff wrote:
> I am currently running 9.0-CURRENT from February 24th. I'm having
> strange mixer problems with snd_hda. I have two high definition audio
> devices on my system, one on the motherboard and one on the HD4850 I
> [ adamk@sorrow - ~ ]: cat /dev/sndstat
> FreeBSD Audio Driver (newpcm: 32bit 2009061500/i386)
> Installed devices:
> pcm0: <HDA ATI R6xx HDMI PCM #0 HDMI> (play)
> pcm1: <HDA Sigmatel STAC9220 PCM #0 Analog> (play/rec) default
> Since I don't have any HDMI audio speakers, I'm using pcm1 from the
> motherboard. And audio plays back fine, and records fine. I have
> hw.snd.default_unit set to 1 so that audio applications use that
> device by default.
> However... I have three mixer devices:
> [ adamk@sorrow - ~ ]: ls -l /dev/mixer*
> crw-rw-rw- 1 root wheel 0, 161 Mar 1 16:39 /dev/mixer
> crw-rw-rw- 1 root wheel 0, 88 Mar 1 16:38 /dev/mixer0
> crw-rw-rw- 1 root wheel 0, 89 Mar 1 16:38 /dev/mixer1
> I have no idea what /dev/mixer is, but it does nothing:
> [ adamk@sorrow - ~ ]: mixer
> mixer: SOUND_MIXER_READ_DEVMASK: Device not configured
> /dev/mixer0 is the HDA device on the radeon and /dev/mixer1 is the HDA
> device on the motherboard.
> So what exactly is /dev/mixer current? And is it at all possible to
> have /dev/mixer point to the correct HDA device by default, the way
> /dev/dsp does?
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