[ntp:questions] Re: WWV audio driver, FreeBSD, Can't seem to get it going

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Sat May 21 05:00:28 UTC 2005


Roger,

Drink deep, water brother; grok the Fuzzaball 
http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/gallery/gallery10.html. It's in the 
Computing Dictionary and NSF Archives.

Dave

wa6zvp at gmail.com wrote:
> Dave,
> The loopback audio sounds a tad distorted, like its being clipped, but
> otherwise OK.  I don't think the link rate is tied directly to the
> sample rate. From discussions of this device on BSD forums, this has to
> do with some calibration of AD97 device when the driver first starts.
> The 55945 rate seems to be in the ball park of the correct number to
> expect.
> 
> Steven,
> Since I know PDP11 assembly language, I'd have better luck working on
> fuzzball code than BSD or NTP drivers. :)
> 
> I'll try to see if I can't scare up a different soundcard to put in the
> beast.
> 
>      Roger
> 



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