[PC-BSD Testing] 8.1 RC1 Issues

Alexander Yerenkow yerenkow at uct.ua
Tue Jul 13 23:20:57 PDT 2010


  14.07.2010 8:53, Bill Sun пишет:
> Hi Kris,
>
> That worked beautifully!  And listening to the sounds from PC-BSD is a 
> thing of a beauty!  The sound coming from my Audigy2 card has a much 
> higher fidelity than those that I have ever heard in a Linux 
> distribution.  And for some reasons, I feel like it sounds even better 
> than in my Windows 7, with official drivers!  The highs and lows are 
> more clear, and the details, more defined.  I haven't run into any 
> crackling or stutters yet in my short time testing multimedia, but I'm 
> keeping my fingers crossed.
>
Is this really so? do you have any other PC, or laptop;
There is such nice program for Win - http://www.rightmark.org/
which could test digitally your card.
Maybe if you got some time, you could make detailed test 
PC-BSD/Win7/Linux, to make sure that this isn't illlusion because of 
good opininon about PC-BSD :)

> I'm curious as to what does the "System Settings" - > "Multimedia" 
> dialog's order of sound device preference supposed to do?  One would 
> think that it would use the top most output device first before 
> delegating to the rest of the list.
It's probably KDE/Linux things, as you can see it's not always working 
under FreeBSD/PC-BSD
>
> -Bill
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 6:15 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org 
> <mailto:kris at pcbsd.org>> wrote:
>
>     On 07/13/2010 00:10, Bill Sun wrote:
>>     In regards to the .otf problem, looks like it was a known problem
>>     that had been fixed:
>>
>>     https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=194563
>>     https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=20854
>>
>>     -Bill
>>
>>     On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 7:31 PM, Bill Sun <billksun at gmail.com
>>     <mailto:billksun at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>
>>             We probably need to set the sysctl hw.snd.default_unit to
>>             1-3 or something. Can you post output of "cat /dev/sndstat"?
>>
>>
>>         pcm0: <HDA Realtek ALC892 PCM #0 Analog> (play/rec) default
>>         pcm1: <HDA Realtek ALC892 PCM #1 Analog> (play/rec)
>>         pcm2: <HDA Realtek ALC892 PCM #2 Digital> (play/rec)
>>         pcm3: <HDA Realtek ALC892 PCM #3 Digital> (play)
>>         pcm4: <Creative Audigy 2 (EMU10K2)> (play/rec)
>>
>
>     Try this:
>
>     In /etc/sysctl.conf, add this line:
>
>     hw.snd.default_unit=4
>
>     That should default it to the Creative Audigy 2. Of course another
>     options is to go into your BIOS and disable the onboard audio
>     device, so that the Audigy is the only detected card :)
>
>
>
>     -- 
>     Kris Moore
>     PC-BSD Software
>     iXsystems
>
>
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