guinan at bluebutton.com
Mon Apr 3 01:00:56 EDT 2006
Its compiled-in at the moment.
An ALSA port would be interesting, if I had the time/skill.
I just noticed this FAQ entry about sound and DMA, but I'm not
sure if its related,
On Sun, 2 Apr 2006, Daniel Gimpelevich wrote:
> I had some sound problems, but they were very different from yours. Since I
> have not yet tried a 2.6 kernel on it, I'm guessing that may have a lot to do
> with it. In my experience, OSS drivers cause no end of problems under 2.6
> kernels. A quick&dirty port of the driver to ALSA would probably improve at
> least something. Anyway, is the driver compiled into your kernel, or a module?
> If a module, which mechanism are you using to load it?
> "No gnu's is good gnu's." --Gary Gnu, "The Great Space Coaster"
> On Apr 2, 2006, at 11:07 AM, Jamie Guinan wrote:
> > Hi!
> > Glad to see netwinder.org up and alive again, I hadn't bothered
> > to look in ages.
> > My trusty NW is still doing firewall duty (since 1999).
> > But one problem I'm having is with the sound driver. Maybe 50% of the
> > time it plays white noise instead of clean audio. Here's my test,
> > # while true; do bplay donk.wav ; sleep 0.5; done
> > And here's a recording from about 1ft away, and a copy of donk.wav,
> > http://www.bluebutton.com/misc/buggysound.ogg
> > http://www.bluebutton.com/misc/donk.wav
> > I have a little program where I'd like to play donk.wav whenever a
> > packet is dropped by the firewall, but the white noise is like
> > fingernails on a chalkboard. :)
> > I'm running gentoo, with a vanilla 2.6.16 kernel, cross-compiled with
> > gcc 3.4.5. My board info from /proc/cpuinfo,
> > Hardware : Rebel-NetWinder
> > Revision : 51ff
> > Serial : 0000000000000757
> > Has anyone experienced sound problems like this?
> > Thanks,
> > -Jamie
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