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Date:      Sun, 8 Jul 2007 16:04:58 -0400 (EDT)
From:      "kalin mintchev" <kalin@el.net>
To:        "Norberto Meijome" <freebsd@meijome.net>
Cc:        Vladimir Tsvetkov <npacemo@gmail.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: skype question
Message-ID:  <54228.74.64.6.149.1183925098.squirrel@mail.el.net>
In-Reply-To: <20070705194640.67904160@localhost>
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> On Thu, 5 Jul 2007 12:33:09 +0300
> "Vladimir Tsvetkov" <npacemo@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Try stopping all sound reproducing programs and start your skype session
>> when the sound device is not busy and gets free.
>
> or simply increase the number of apps that can access your sound card
> simultaneously :
>
> as root (or sudo):
>
>  sysctl hw.snd.maxautovchans = [NUMBER_OF_APPS].

thanks...  that didn;t work. under options in skype the Ringing device is
still dimmed and that was never a problem in 6 - just upgraded to 6.2. if
i didn;t run anything else - like mplayer, xmms, etc - the skype worked
fine. now when i run nothing but skype i still can hear the ring or what
people are saying to me....



>
> I have 8 on mine (Intel HDA) and it works fine.
>
> You can set this in /etc/sysctl.conf so it's reset on startup to your new
> value.
>
>
>>
>> On 05/07/07, kalin mintchev <kalin@el.net> wrote:
>> >
>> > hi all..
>> >
>> > got skype installed. can't get sound of off it. when i talk people
>> hear me
>> > but i can;t hear rings. sound works fine otherwise - i can listen
>> stuff
>> > with xmms.
>> > in the skype options for hand/headsets the  Ringing points to /dev/dsp
>> > same as Calls one but the one for ringing is dimmed and i can;t use
>> the
>> > pulldown...
>
> This is normal.
>
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>
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>
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