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authorMarc Fonvieille <blackend@FreeBSD.org>2005-06-06 10:04:50 +0000
committerMarc Fonvieille <blackend@FreeBSD.org>2005-06-06 10:04:50 +0000
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Point people to /dev/sndstat after a snd_driver load, this should help
them to fill up loader.conf or any kernel config file with teh correct sound driver. Suggested by: Anthony Plunkett <doobeh@thefort.org>
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Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=24749
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is also possible to load all sound drivers via the
<filename>/boot/loader.conf</filename> facility.</para>
+ <para>If you wish to find out the driver selected for your
+ soundcard after loading the <filename>snd_driver</filename>
+ metadriver, you may check the <filename>/dev/sndstat</filename>
+ file with the <command>cat /dev/sndstat</command>
+ command.</para>
+
<note>
<para>Under &os;&nbsp;4.X, to load all sound drivers, you have
to load the <filename>snd</filename> module instead of