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Date:      Wed, 6 Dec 1995 09:22:59 -0500 (EST)
From:      Charles Owens <owensc@enc.edu>
To:        Werner Griessl <croot@btp1da.phy.uni-bayreuth.de>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Soundblaster only plays 1 sec of .au file
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.91.951206092030.23230B-100000@itsdsv1.enc.edu>
In-Reply-To: <199512060835.JAA18120@btp1da.phy.uni-bayreuth.de>

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On Wed, 6 Dec 1995, Werner Griessl wrote:

> > 
> > 
> > I don't play *.au files or XBoing very much (both of which seem to use
> > my SoundBlaster's FM channel), but I just noticed that from either source 
> > only 1 second of sound will actually be produced.
> > 
> > For example, if I do
> >     echo foo.au >/dev/audio,   (where foo.au is supposed to last 2 seconds)
> > I'll hear one second of audio and then just static, and the command will
> > NEVER end (it seems) until I hit CTRL-C.
> > 
> > I if I play XBoing with sound turned on, after 1 second of the intro 
> > sounds it freezes and, again, I have to exit it with CTRL-C.
> > 
> > What could be causing this?
> 
> Had the same problem with my sb16 !
> Switching the IRQ from 7 to 9(2) onto the card and in the Kernel config file
> solved the problem.

Duh, I now recall that when I installed a second Ethernet card I had to 
move the SoundBlaster's IRQ....  I apparantly never reconfigured it on my 
next reboot.   Numb as a hake (sp?), as they say.  :-)

Thanks to all who replied,
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