[rescue] Perverse Question
nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Mon Jun 9 18:24:37 CDT 2003
On Monday, June 9, 2003, at 05:39 PM, Kurt Mosiejczuk wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Jun 2003, Mike Hebel wrote:
>> Yes. Until the one I gave away failed I was planning on making a Sparc
>> mp3 player for my car. And the LX has 16bit stereo too!
> Did you try it out? No problems with playback?
Yes I did and yes it works. Provided you remember three things:
1) You're not going to play 128k mp3s out of it. 28k ones worked ok
2) The leaner the OS the better off you are. No X-Windows and mp3.
Just won't work. mpg123 worked well though.
3) Debian Sparc is your best friend on this. Do as lean a load as your
>>> However, because it uses the ISDN audio, the BSDs are out.
>>> Supposedly Linux supports it now, and Solaris definitely does...
>> NetBSD has a kernel patch available for it - just ask one of the
>> developers. Also Debian Sparc runs very lean on that machine.
> Hmmm... I might be tempted to try NetBSD then... I suppose I
> might try Debian. I like Debian, but I've gravitated towards other
> OS's for sparc hardware lately....
Funny but IIRC the audio hardware on the LX is different than the others
and is not ISDN but a separate chip. NetBSD should support it by now
but like I said you need to check with the developers on it.
Debian works well...
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