aria - Aria 16 audio device driver
aria0 at isa? port 0x280 irq 10 drq 0 flags 0x1
The aria driver provides support for sound cards based on
Aria chipset. Cards based on this chipset are capable of
recording and playing 8- or 16-bit samples in mono or stereo
44.1KHz. Some chipsets only play linear or ADCPM, but others will also
play Mu-law and A-law sounds. Three different mixer configurations are
The I/O Port Base is selected from 0x280, 0x290, 0x2a0 and
selection method depends on the board. The Aria takes 8
The IRQ is selected from 10, 11, or 12.
The DRQ line is chosen from 5 or 6, this driver will work
with or without
a DRQ. If no DRQ is given, then the aria driver will simply
The flags currently supported are 0x1, for the Prometheus
16se. This flag tells the driver to initialize the card.
It is a weird
and undocumented piece of horribleness, but the card will
not respond until
you twiddle with the joystick port.
audio(4), intro(4), isa(4)
Roland C. Dowdeswell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The driver has only been tested on a Prometheus Aria 16.
No DMA support, yet, so don't bother setting a DRQ.
The full-duplex features are horribly inconsistent (i.e.,
The card sometimes drops out, and needs to be reset. This
can be accomplished
by opening and closing /dev/audio, e.g., ``echo -n
The joystick and MIDI port interfaces are not supported.
OpenBSD 3.6 January 21, 1996
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