Soundcards & FreeBSD

Nik Clayton nik at
Mon Dec 4 16:10:26 GMT 2000

On Mon, Dec 04, 2000 at 10:43:41AM -0000, James Diss wrote:
> I'm completely new to *nix in general and my experiences with FreeBSD
> generally have been positive, but I'm currently confused as to how to set up
> the kernel to utilise a soundcard (or two).  I've just built and installed
> my first custom kernel, but the sound options are dizzying.
> At the moment my main box contains an SB16 Value, and while I understand
> that I'm going to need the ports, IRQs and DMAs, I'm a little stuck as to
> what drivers/devices I'm going to need in the kernel.  The Complete FreeBSD
> is a little vague and conflicts slightly with man pages.

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