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Date:      Sun, 15 Oct 1995 12:21:15 +1100 (DST)
From:      Carey Nairn <>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Re: SB16 and 2.0.5-RELEASE
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On Sun, 15 Oct 1995, Carey Nairn wrote:

> Hi,
> ever since I changed to 2.0.5 I haven't been able to use my SB16 for 
> playing .au files etc.  It worked under 2.0 OK but the sb drivers changed 
> with 2.0.5 (as far as I can tell since the devices in the kernel config 
> changed).  I have configured my kernel as specified in the LINT file but 
> sound doesn't work.  The sound card seems to be probed OK at bootup so I 
> don't know where to go from here.  I haven't needed sound to work until 
> now so it has had a low priority... 

As is often the case, I figured it out the moment I had hit send ;)

I remade the sound devices in /dev, i.e. sh MAKEDEV snd0, and everything 
worked fine... I guess because /dev/audio was already there I thought it 
should all work.. stupid me :(

thanks anyway, you're all doing a great job.


Carey Nairn                     ! email :
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