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Date:      Thu, 10 Dec 2020 14:44:29 -0300
From:      Mario Lobo <lobo@bsd.com.br>
To:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Firefox: virtual_oss: no sound
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On Sun, Dec 6, 2020 at 4:09 PM Graham Perrin <grahamperrin@gmail.com> wrote=
:

>
> On 06/12/2020 18:45, Mario Lobo wrote:
> > On Sun, Dec 6, 2020 at 2:36 PM Graham Perrin <grahamperrin@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> On 04/12/2020 18:37, Mario Lobo wrote:
> >>
> >> =E2=80=A6 Videos in Firefox not only have no sound. =E2=80=A6
> >>
> >>
> >> If you have not already done so:
> >>
> >>
> >> about:config
> >>
> >> media.cubeb.backend
> >> string
> >> oss
> >>
> > It is set that way.
> >
> > By the way, I tried setting to sndio, and even though sndio wasn't
> running,
> > It still had sound.
> >
> > But virtual_oss still has the same firefox results (no sound). I have t=
o
> > reboot the machine to get the sound back on FF.
> > Stopping virtual_oss and restarting FF is not enough.
> >
> > I also had virtual_oss_ctl installed but, like you, I dont know how to
> use
> > it.
>
> If it helps: the setup outlined below works for me (with analogue audio
> in an HP EliteBook 8570p).
>
> NB maybe worth actively checking that virtual_oss is running, i.e.
>
> service virtual_oss status
> or
> service virtual_oss onestatus
>
> Also: below, NB the `-t vdsp.ctl` part. IIRC this is for compatibility
> with the virtual_oss_ctl GUI.
>
> ----
>
> grahamperrin@mowa219-gjp4-8570p:~ % tail -n 15 /etc/rc.conf
>
>
> virtual_oss_enable=3D"YES"
> virtual_oss_default_args=3D"\
>    -T /dev/sndstat \
>    -S \
>    -i 8 \
>    -C 2 -c 2 \
>    -r 48000 \
>    -b 24 \
>    -s 8.0ms \
>    -f /dev/dsp1 \
>    -c 2 \
>    -d dsp \
>    -t vdsp.ctl"
> sndiod_enable=3D"YES"
> grahamperrin@mowa219-gjp4-8570p:~ % service virtual_oss status
> virtual_oss is running as pid 117.
> grahamperrin@mowa219-gjp4-8570p:~ % service sndiod status
> sndiod is running as pid 2212.
> grahamperrin@mowa219-gjp4-8570p:~ % cat /dev/sndstat
> Installed devices:
> pcm0: <ATI R6xx (HDMI)> (play)
> pcm1: <IDT 92HD81B1X (Analog 2.0+HP/2.0)> (play/rec) default
> pcm2: <IDT 92HD81B1X (Analog)> (play/rec)
> Installed devices from userspace:
> dsp: <Virtual OSS> (play/rec)
> grahamperrin@mowa219-gjp4-8570p:~ %
>
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I've tried everything and it simply doesn't work.

I've given up using the webcam and its mic on BSD.

--=20
Mario Lobo
http://www.mallavoodoo.com.br
FreeBSD since version 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio.... YET!!]



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