dmasound audio patch

Bill Fink billfink at
Mon Apr 8 22:41:02 EST 2002

On 08 Apr 2002, Michel Dänzer wrote:

> On Sun, 2002-04-07 at 23:23, Bill Fink wrote:
> >
> > A friend of mine, Rob Scott, worked up a patch to the dmasound driver
> > that fixes some of the PPC endianness issues by doing byte swapping
> > in the driver.  He uses it on a Titanium PowerBook, and I am using it
> > on a dual 500 MHz G4 with good results.  Before the patch, using xmms
> > with the AudioCD Reader plugin, I had to use the esound driver since
> > the OSS driver just gave static.  Now I can use the OSS driver directly,
> > so there's no need to run the esd daemon.
> Must be an old version of xmms? It swaps bytes if necessary since 1.2.5
> or so.

Hi Michel,

That's good to know.  I was using xmms-1.2.4 that came with YDL 2.1,
but I see that YDL 2.2 has xmms-1.2.5, so I'll give that a try.



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