Subject: Re: audio card and drivers
From: Robert Vogt IV (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Jan 09 2001 - 20:01:59 MST
> I'm somewhat new to administering my own unix box, particularly powerpc and have a
> couple of questions that hopefully someone can help me with. This is in regards to
> a G4
> I'm wanting to work with some linux audio apps that are out there and they all
> seem to either need a sound driver that is "OSS" or "ALSA" compliant.
> What is the G4's internal "sound card" called?
PowerMac DMA Sound, at /dev/dsp, /dev/audio, /dev/mixer, etc...
> Is the driver that comes with YellowDog either OSS or ALSA compliant?
OSS-compliant. Try running 'modprobe dmasound' - that should load
the kernel sound modules... If your sound device is unsupported, you
might need to perform a kernel compilation, though. :)
Robert Vogt IV
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