PPC sound

njh at cs.monash.edu.au njh at cs.monash.edu.au
Tue Apr 28 22:08:59 PDT 1998


On Tue, 28 Apr 1998, Sam Lantinga wrote:

> > I'd use Maelstrom, but I know that it hangs before displaying the main
> > menu, because it's sound driver is broken. (Which the SDL sound driver
> > also seems to suffer from, according to some tests I did last night...)
> 
> I'm inclined to think your Pmac audio driver is broken.

It is fine on 2.1.24(stable kernel) but was removed for later releases as
it was a sick cludge... Tommorrow huberj will have finished uni, and can
start on his new improved sound driver...

> Do you have any sound applications that do work on PPC Linux?
yeah most things work fine under 2.1.24(maplay, e.g.)

> What kinds of tests did you run?
I often get .wavs... 
cat JET1.WAV >> /dev/dsp

:-)

njh




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