sound

  1. G

    Delays in audio playback while using virtual_oss

    hi, this is my first time using a bsd and everything works, mostly. i have headphones connected to my pc's front analog, and a microphone connected via usb, after doing some research i got the two to work together with virtual_oss. the problem im facing is that, most notibly, pausing or playing...
  2. J

    Intel Broadwell (HDMI/DP 8ch) no sound

    I guess this is a common problem, but I have no sound via HDMI. Below is my system as currently configured. I'm stuck at this point ... FreeBSD bsd 13.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 13.1-RELEASE releng/13.1-n250148-fc952ac2212 GENERIC amd64 Mixer pcm is currently set to 100:100 cat /etc/rc.conf...
  3. charlie137

    Asus UX461 - No sound

    Can't get the sound working on this Asus machine (hdac/realtek alc294) - dsp devices are busy but nothing is active in fstat user/root output (besides sndio sometimes). osstest (with virtual_oss): Sound subsystem and version: FreeBSD native OSS ABI 1301000 (0x00040000) Platform: FreeBSD/amd64...
  4. Q

    KDE Plasma 5 cannot control volume after upgrade

    I upgraded my old desktop computer to FreeBSD 13.1 with KDE Plsama 5.24.5. It booted fine but no sound output. There are 4 sound devices: % ll /dev/dsp* crw-rw-rw- 1 root wheel 0x12c 10 Jun 15:08 /dev/dsp0.0 crw-rw-rw- 1 root wheel 0x129 10 Jun 17:47 /dev/dsp3.0 crw-rw-rw- 1 root wheel...
  5. kodcode

    Solved Headphones work but not loudspeakers

    Hello. cat /dev/sndstat returns: Installed devices: pcm0: <Realtek ALC256 (Analog)> (play/rec) default pcm1: <Intel Kaby Lake (HDMI/DP 8ch)> (play) No devices installed from userspace. cat some.file > /dev/dsp sounds only in headphones and not in loudspeakers. Same in DE (KDE). FreeBSD...
  6. grahamperrin@

    KDE Plasma: ☑ Raise maximum volume

    ☑ Raise maximum volume Before I make a bug report: does this feature work for anyone? I can drag to visually raise the volume above 100%: – however there's no audible increase, and when I cease dragging the slider, it bounces back to the left, to the 100% mark.
  7. byrnejb

    How to set default sound input device

    FreeBSD-12.3p2 I am trying to set up an A/V capability for chrome. Unlike firefox the chrome browser does not enumerate all of the available sound input devices. It only lists default as the available device. The input device I have configured is a Microsoft-Microsoft-LifeCam-HD-3000 . The...
  8. D

    Video recorders with OSS support

    The big two video recorders obs-studio and simplescreenrecorder depend on sound systems that are not native to FreeBSD. I like many others don't care to use Pulseaudio, ALSA, or JACK. Is there any recorders that support OSS at least as a build option that I'm not aware of?
  9. grahamperrin@

    Chromium audio

    With Teams, neither the microphone nor the speaker can be changed. Is this normal? www/chromium only in this topic, please.
  10. grahamperrin@

    Solved TIDAL – DRM required (for audio but not necessarily for video, apparently)

    I couldn't listen without signing in, but thanks. No response when the play button is clicked, true?
  11. qiu3344

    Volume Per Channel (VPC)

    Hello, can someone explain to me how to use the VPC feature of the operating system? I noticed it some time ago in the sound man page, but I didn't find any resources on how to actually use it for per application volume control. It does not seem like it's possible with the default mixer utility...
  12. john_rambo

    Bastille jail: no sound in firefox

    I have successfully created a jail & installed Firefox inside the jail problem Firefox is completely mute. I can't watch Youtube. How do I enable sound in the jailed Firefox ?
  13. P

    [Bluetooth-audio] How to connect and use Bluetooth headphones on FreeBSD

    Important notes: 1) Tested and confirmed to work on FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE. 2) Obviously you need to first confirm whether FreeBSD supports the built-in Bluetooth of your laptop/computer. 3) For this guide, we will focus on Intel Bluetooth as that's my case in particular. Hence the use of...
  14. Keltir

    Solved Very load sound in headphones during boot

    Hello! I have FreeBSD 13 on my desktop(AMD Ryzen). Everything is pretty smooth expect one little but very annoying issue. During boot(specifically during sound card/system init) I have very very loud sound in my headphones for a short moment. It's like when you power on huge speakers using...
  15. rockzombie2

    Solved How to record desktop audio on OBS-Studio

    Okay, so I've been at this for a while now. For context: I used to use Arch linux and I recall having to do some loopback command to listen to the output of my default sound device, thereby capturing my desktop audio to stream with in OBS. Since then, I switched to FreeBSD but also streamed from...
  16. J

    Solved External USB audio interface

    I have a Fiio Olympus 2 audio interface (USB 2.0 -> 3.5mm jack) and would like to play audio through it (in FreeBSD 13.0). I've loaded the `snd_driver` metadriver which loaded in a bunch of audio drivers. Here's the output of cat /dev/sndstat: Installed devices: pcm0: <NVIDIA (0x0083) (HDMI/DP...
  17. grahamperrin@

    apulse – PulseAudio emulation for ALSA

    <https://github.com/i-rinat/apulse#readme> If apulse could be ported to FreeBSD, might there be fewer complaints about PulseAudio? (Hint: this is not an invitation to complain about PulseAudio.)
  18. grahamperrin@

    PulseAudio, upstream and down

    If I recall correctly: https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/pulseaudio/pulseaudio/-/merge_requests/277 – this 2020 pull request (with patches from FreeBSD) was made, upstream, with the intention of FreeBSD subsequently benefiting from the merge. True? If so: are we (downstream) still awaiting the...
  19. grahamperrin@

    Solved forcing off the computer – endlessly waiting for sound application to exit at sleep/suspend time

    It's frequently necessary to force off a computer (HP EliteBook 8570p, sometimes docked) when an attempt to suspend fails, with these messages from kernel: pcm3: unregister: mixer busy pcm3: Waiting for sound application to exit! I subscribe to this bug...
  20. D

    No Sound when resuming from suspend & DSBMixer causes init to wait

    Hi, I've switched over to FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE completely a few days ago. Everything runs great and I now have suspend working but with two issues: 1. If I suspend my PC with DSBmixer still running (I'm using Xfce 4), the init system endlessly waits for it to quit. I have to hold the power...
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