Changeset 96ee548


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Timestamp:
06/04/2004 02:47:01 PM (17 years ago)
Author:
Bruce Dubbs <bdubbs@…>
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Message:

Yet more grammar

git-svn-id: svn://svn.linuxfromscratch.org/BLFS/trunk/BOOK@2265 af4574ff-66df-0310-9fd7-8a98e5e911e0

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multimedia/libdriv
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12 edited

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  • multimedia/libdriv/alsa.xml

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    55<para>The first question which people tend to ask about <acronym>ALSA</acronym>
    6 is why they should use it over the sound drivers included in the kernel - there
     6is why they should use it over the sound drivers included in the kernel&mdash;there
    77are several reasons.  First, the <acronym>ALSA</acronym> drivers support more
    88sound cards than those in the kernel.  Second, the <acronym>OSS</acronym>
    99emulation is in some cases faster and better than the original <acronym>OSS
    1010</acronym> driver itself.  And finally, there are some programs which can use
    11 <acronym>ALSA</acronym>'s enhanced features to better drive the soundcard.
     11<acronym>ALSA</acronym>'s enhanced features to better drive the sound card.
    1212</para>
    1313
    1414<para><acronym>ALSA</acronym> is also the future of Linux Sound (hence the
    15 name <emphasis>Advanced Linux Sound Architecture</emphasis>), the <acronym>ALSA</acronym>
    16 drivers were included into the main linux kernel during the 2.5 development series,
     15name <emphasis>Advanced Linux Sound Architecture</emphasis>). The <acronym>ALSA</acronym>
     16drivers were included into the main Linux kernel during the 2.5 development series,
    1717and they are now the "standard" sound drivers in the 2.6 stable kernel.</para>
    1818
  • multimedia/libdriv/alsa/driver/alsa-driver-config.xml

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    2828
    2929<para><replaceable>[soundcard-name]</replaceable> needs to be replaced with the
    30 driver relevant to your soundcard.  If you have more than one soundcard, you
    31 can add additional sections by repeating the above but changing the first 0 to
     30driver relevant to your sound card.  If you have more than one sound card, you
     31can add additional sections by repeating the above, changing the first 0 to
    32321 and so on.</para>
    3333
    3434<para>After editing <filename>/etc/modules.conf</filename> you need to run
    3535<command>depmod</command>.  If the drivers you have compiled are for the
    36 version of the kernel you are currently running, simply run</para>
     36version of the kernel you are currently running, simply run:</para>
     37
    3738<screen><userinput><command>depmod</command></userinput></screen> 
     39
    3840<para>If you are compiling  drivers for a different kernel version than those
    39 you are running, you will need to use a line along the lines of:</para>
     41you are running, you will need to use a line similar to:</para>
     42
    4043<screen><userinput><command>depmod -a 2.4.22 -F /boot/System.map-2.4.22</command></userinput></screen>
    4144
  • multimedia/libdriv/alsa/driver/alsa-driver-exp.xml

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    44<para><parameter>--with-sequencer=yes</parameter>: This tells the <application>
    55<acronym>ALSA</acronym> Driver</application> package to build the sequencer
    6 modules for whichever soundcards for which you are building. Most people want
     6modules. Most people want
    77them so you will usually want to leave it set to yes.</para>
    88
     
    1212
    1313<para><parameter>--with-isapnp=no</parameter>: Most sound cards these days
    14 are <acronym>PCI</acronym> and so <acronym>ISA</acronym> Plug and Play
    15 support isn't needed. If you are using an <acronym>ISA</acronym> PnP soundcard,
     14are <acronym>PCI</acronym> and <acronym>ISA</acronym> Plug and Play
     15support isn't needed. If you are using an <acronym>ISA</acronym> PnP sound card,
    1616it's best to say yes here. If your card is <acronym>ISA</acronym>, but
    1717not PnP, it is safer to stay with 'no'.</para>
     
    1919<para><parameter>--with-cards=all</parameter>: You can tell the script just
    2020to build the drivers for your particular sound card here. For full information
    21 on which drivers are available see <command>./configure
    22 --help</command>. If you aren't sure which chipset your soundcard uses,
    23 have a look in <filename>CARDS-STATUS</filename> in the
     21on which drivers are available, see <command>./configure
     22--help</command>. If you aren't sure which chipset your sound card uses,
     23look at the file <filename>CARDS-STATUS</filename> in the
    2424<application><acronym>ALSA</acronym> Driver</application> source
    2525tree. The default specified here will build all drivers.</para>
  • multimedia/libdriv/alsa/driver/alsa-driver-inst.xml

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    33
    44<para>Before installing the <application><acronym>ALSA</acronym></application>
    5 drivers note that in your
     5drivers, note that in your
    66kernel configuration you should have <userinput>Sound Card Support
    77(CONFIG_SOUND)</userinput> enabled but <emphasis>nothing</emphasis> else in
    8 the Sound menu (with the possible exception of TV Card Mixer support.  In
    9 particular you should <emphasis>not</emphasis> have <userinput>OSS Sound
     8the Sound menu (with the possible exception of TV Card Mixer support.)  In
     9particular, you should <emphasis>not</emphasis> have <userinput>OSS Sound
    1010Modules</userinput> enabled as this will cause problems when loading the
    1111<application><acronym>ALSA</acronym></application> driver modules.</para>
    1212
    1313<note><para>Because <application><acronym>ALSA</acronym></application> drivers
    14 are kernel modules, they must be compiled with the same compiler the kernel has
    15 used.</para></note>
     14are kernel modules, they must be compiled with the same compiler used to
     15compile the kernel.</para></note>
    1616
    1717<para>Install <application><acronym>ALSA</acronym> Driver</application> using
    18 the following commands as a template:</para>
     18the following commands:</para>
    1919
    2020<screen><userinput><command>CC=/opt/gcc-2.95.3/bin/gcc ./configure \
  • multimedia/libdriv/alsa/firmware/alsa-firmware-intro.xml

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    33
    44<para>The <application><acronym>ALSA</acronym> Firmware</application> package contains
    5 firmware for certain soundcards.</para>
     5firmware for certain sound cards.</para>
    66
    77<sect3><title>Package information</title>
  • multimedia/libdriv/alsa/lib/alsa-lib-exp.xml

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    22<title>Command explanations</title>
    33
    4 <para><parameter>--enable-static</parameter>:
    5 We pass this switch to enable the building of static library because
    6 some programs try to link against it.
    7 </para>
     4<para><parameter>--enable-static</parameter>: This switch is used to enable
     5building the static library because some programs link against it.  </para>
    86
    97</sect2>
  • multimedia/libdriv/alsa/lib/alsa-lib-intro.xml

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    44<para>The <application><acronym>ALSA</acronym> Library</application> package
    55contains the <acronym>ALSA</acronym> library.  This is used by programs
    6 (including <application><acronym>ALSA</acronym> Utilities</application>) which wish
    7 to use the <acronym>ALSA</acronym> sound interface.</para>
     6(including <application><acronym>ALSA</acronym> Utilities</application>) requiring
     7access to the <acronym>ALSA</acronym> sound interface.</para>
    88
    99<sect3><title>Package information</title>
  • multimedia/libdriv/alsa/oss/alsa-oss-intro.xml

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    66package contains the <acronym>ALSA</acronym> <acronym>OSS</acronym>
    77compatibility library. This is used by programs which wish to use the
    8 <acronym>ALSA</acronym> <acronym>OSS</acronym> sound interface</para>
     8<acronym>ALSA</acronym> <acronym>OSS</acronym> sound interface.</para>
    99
    1010<sect3><title>Package information</title>
  • multimedia/libdriv/alsa/tools/alsa-tools-desc.xml

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    2121<sect3><title>envy24control</title>
    2222<para><command>envy24control</command> is a control tool for Envy24 (ice1712)
    23 based soundcards</para></sect3>
     23based sound cards</para></sect3>
    2424
    2525<sect3><title>sb16_csp</title>
  • multimedia/libdriv/alsa/tools/alsa-tools-intro.xml

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    33
    44<para>The <application><acronym>ALSA</acronym> Tools</application> package contains
    5 advanced tools for certain soundcards.</para>
     5advanced tools for certain sound cards.</para>
    66
    77<sect3><title>Package information</title>
  • multimedia/libdriv/alsa/utils/alsa-utils-config.xml

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    1919installs a script as <filename>/etc/rc.d/init.d/alsasound</filename>.  While it
    2020is possible to use this script, it contains a lot of extraneous detail which
    21 isn't needed on an <acronym>LFS</acronym> system and so we install the init
     21isn't needed on an <acronym>LFS</acronym> system. Instead, install the init
    2222script <filename>/etc/rc.d/init.d/alsa</filename> included in the
    2323<xref linkend="intro-important-bootscripts"/> package.</para>
     
    2525<screen><userinput><command>make install-alsa</command></userinput></screen>
    2626
    27 <para>Note that all channels of your soundcard are muted by default. You can
     27<para>Note that all channels of your sound card are muted by default. You can
    2828use the <command>alsamixer</command> program from
    2929<application><acronym>ALSA</acronym> Utilities</application> (or any other
    3030<acronym>OSS</acronym> mixer) to change this.</para>
    3131
    32 <para>Also, the first time the above script is run, it will complain that
     32<para>The first time the above script is run, it will complain that
    3333there is no state in <filename>/etc/asound.state</filename>.  You can
    3434prevent this by running the following commands after installing
     
    4343users.  It is designed for loading "sound-fonts" (which are used for
    4444<acronym>MIDI</acronym> output).  You may wish to delete these lines and add
    45 your own or, if you have the relevant soundcard, install <filename>sfxload
     45your own or, if you have the relevant sound card, install <filename>sfxload
    4646</filename> and uncomment them.</para>
    4747
  • multimedia/libdriv/alsa/utils/alsa-utils-desc.xml

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    1818<sect3><title>alsactl</title>
    1919<para><command>alsactl</command> is used to control advanced settings
    20 for the <acronym>ALSA</acronym> soundcard drivers.</para></sect3>
     20for the <acronym>ALSA</acronym> sound card drivers.</para></sect3>
    2121
    2222<sect3><title>alsamixer</title>
    2323<para><command>alsamixer</command> is an ncurses-based mixer program for
    24 use with the <acronym>ALSA</acronym> soundcard drivers.</para></sect3>
     24use with the <acronym>ALSA</acronym> sound card drivers.</para></sect3>
    2525
    2626<sect3><title>amixer</title>
    2727<para><command>amixer</command> allows command-line control of the
    28 mixers for the <acronym>ALSA</acronym> soundcard drivers.</para></sect3>
     28mixers for the <acronym>ALSA</acronym> sound card drivers.</para></sect3>
    2929
    3030<sect3><title>aplay</title>
    3131<para><command>aplay</command> is a command-line soundfile player for
    32 the <acronym>ALSA</acronym> soundcard drivers.</para></sect3>
     32the <acronym>ALSA</acronym> sound card drivers.</para></sect3>
    3333
    3434<sect3><title>arecord</title>
    3535<para><command>arecord</command> is a command-line soundfile recorder
    36 for the <acronym>ALSA</acronym> soundcard drivers.</para></sect3>
     36for the <acronym>ALSA</acronym> sound card drivers.</para></sect3>
    3737
    3838<sect3><title>aseqnet</title>
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