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authorMurray Stokely <murray@FreeBSD.org>2001-07-31 01:01:51 +0000
committerMurray Stokely <murray@FreeBSD.org>2001-07-31 01:01:51 +0000
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Add a more comprehensive Synopsis to this chapter. Ideally, each
chapter should start out with a parapgraph about the content, a list of things that will be covered, and a list of things that you should already know. Hashed out with: Nik
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<!--
The FreeBSD Documentation Project
- $FreeBSD: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/sound/chapter.sgml,v 1.8 2001/07/19 23:18:09 chern Exp $
+ $FreeBSD: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/sound/chapter.sgml,v 1.9 2001/07/20 23:25:05 chern Exp $
-->
<chapter id="sound">
- <title>Sound</title>
+ <chapterinfo>
+ <authorgroup>
+ <author>
+ <firstname>Moses</firstname>
+ <surname>Moore</surname>
+ <contrib>Contributed</contrib>
+ </author>
+ </authorgroup>
+ <!-- 20 November 2000 -->
+ </chapterinfo>
- <para><emphasis>Contributed by Moses Moore
- <email>jm-moses@home.com</email>, 20 November 2000.</emphasis></para>
+ <title>Sound</title>
<sect1>
<title>Synopsis</title>
- <para>This chapter of the handbook deals with setting up sound on a
- FreeBSD system.</para>
+ <para>FreeBSD supports a wide variety of sound cards, allowing you
+ to enjoy high fidelity output from your computer. This includes
+ the ability to record and playback audio in the MPEG Audio Layer
+ 3 (MP3), WAV, and Ogg Vorbis formats as well as many other
+ formats. The FreeBSD Ports Collection also contains
+ applications allowing you to edit your recorded audio, add sound
+ effects, and control attached MIDI devices.</para>
+
+<!-- XXX we need to talk about ripping MP3s here. -->
+
+ <para>After reading this chapter you will know how to :</para>
+ <itemizedlist>
+ <listitem><para>Find your sound card.</para></listitem>
+ <listitem><para>Configure your system so that your sound card is
+ recognized.</para></listitem>
+ <listitem><para>Test that your card is working using
+ sample applications.</para></listitem>
+ <listitem><para>Troubleshoot your sound setup.</para></listitem>
+ </itemizedlist>
+
+ <para>Before reading this chapter, you should be comfortable doing
+ the following :</para>
+
+ <itemizedlist>
+ <listitem><para>Installing and configuring a new kernel (<xref
+ linkend="kernelconfig">)</para></listitem>
+ </itemizedlist>
+
+<!-- <listitem><para>It is assumed that you understand how to
+ configure and build a custom kernel (<xref
+ linkend="kernelconfig">). -->
</sect1>
<sect1>