Diff for /wikisrc/guide/audio.mdwn between versions 1.1 and 1.2

version 1.1, 2013/02/26 23:55:01 version 1.2, 2013/02/26 23:58:40
Line 14  and look for the audio card and chipset. Line 14  and look for the audio card and chipset.
 If you want to explicitly look for detected audio devices, you should watch out for strings like `audio` or `sound`. This might give you a clue about audio devices you don't know the name of.  If you want to explicitly look for detected audio devices, you should watch out for strings like `audio` or `sound`. This might give you a clue about audio devices you don't know the name of.
   
     # dmesg | grep audio      # dmesg | grep audio
         # dmesg | grep sound      # dmesg | grep sound
   
 Sometimes audio doesn't work because the card is not supported or because you need to do some work in order for the card to be detected by NetBSD. Many audio cards are nowadays very cheap, and it is worth considering buying a different card, but before doing this you can try some simple steps to make the card work with NetBSD.  Sometimes audio doesn't work because the card is not supported or because you need to do some work in order for the card to be detected by NetBSD. Many audio cards are nowadays very cheap, and it is worth considering buying a different card, but before doing this you can try some simple steps to make the card work with NetBSD.
   
Line 54  You can make a quick test whether output Line 54  You can make a quick test whether output
     # cat /dev/urandom > /dev/audio      # cat /dev/urandom > /dev/audio
   
 or  or
   
     # cat /dev/urandom > /dev/sound      # cat /dev/urandom > /dev/sound
   
 If you hear something it means that the card is supported by NetBSD and was recognized and configured by the kernel at boot; otherwise you must configure the kernel settings for the audio device installed on the system (assuming the card/chipset is supported.)  If you hear something it means that the card is supported by NetBSD and was recognized and configured by the kernel at boot; otherwise you must configure the kernel settings for the audio device installed on the system (assuming the card/chipset is supported.)

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