[PC-BSD Public] Audio problem

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Mon Jun 1 09:59:16 PDT 2009

Harald Weis wrote:
> Hi All,
> I've got a severe audio problem on our PC-BSD laptop. Flashplayer works
> fine (e.g. on www.spiegel.de), but a simple .rm stream
> (e.g. on http://sites.radiofrance.fr/franceinter/ev/fiche.php?ev_id=746)
> does not work at all: blank screen and "Done", that's all.
> Don't know when and how it happened, or whether this worked in the
> beginning. The box is used by my spouse.
> To be complete I should add that youtube videos do not play anymore.
> (Blank screen and "Done") They *did* work in the beginning. Strange.
> System and all PBI programmes are up to date, especially Firefox3.0.10 and
> vlc0.9.9a.
> 'about:plugins' shows all required plugins.
> Installing lsof does not work because kernel sources are missing.
> Installing kernel sources with sysinstall does not work because
> apparently they do not exist anymore which I could understand because:
> clo at orion:~ > uname -a
> FreeBSD orion.local.net 7.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE #0: Mon
> Nov 24 20:22:16 EST 2008
> root at pcbsdx32-7:/usr/obj/pcbsd-build/cvs/7.0.2-src/sys/PCBSD  i386
> Why is this not updated with a system update ?
> What can I do to find out what is wrong ?
> By the way, the mixer control is working alright with the desktop tool
> or with rexima.
> Thank you in advance for any help.
> Harald


The system sources should be available, you can always install 7.2 
source, or 7-Stable even. What error are you getting when you try to 
download sources?


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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