yiff - Y sound system server
yiff [config_file] [options]
The YIFF sound server is a Y compliant sound server providing Y
compliant client applications with sound support. Uses either OSS or
ALSA sound drivers and follows OSS compliancy.
The location of the config_file should be specified as the first
argument. The default value is /etc/yiff/yiffrc.
Specifies the digital signal processor (DSP) device. The
default value is /dev/dsp.
Specifies the mixer device. The default value is /dev/dsp. Note
that more than one non-Y compliant application can open the
mixer in accordance with the OSS standard.
Specifies alternate Y mixer settings file. The default is
located in /var/state/yiff/mixer.
Specifies the port number to accept incoming connections on.
This value overrides the value set in the config_file. The
default value is 9433.
Adds a sound path to the Y server’s list of sound paths (this
option can be specified multiple times).
Run in foreground, do not fork into background. The default
behavour is to fork and run in the background.
--help Prints help and exits.
Prints version information and exits.
Note that host access lists are modified after the yiff server is
running. Use yhost(1) to add or remove addresses to the Y server’s host
access list. It’s helpful to include yhost(1) commands along with other
startup commands in /etc/init.d/yiff (the Y server startup script).
HOME Specifies the user’s home directory.
To run the YIFF sound server using the configuration file
# /usr/sbin/yiff /usr/etc/yiffrc
It is more common to start the YIFF sound server by invoking the
startup script (make sure it is written properly), type:
Note that yiff will automatically fork itself to run in the background
so adding a & after the command is not needed. If you want yiff to run
in the foreground, then type:
# /usr/sbin/yiff /usr/etc/yiffrc --foreground
YIFF home page
yhost(1) ymixer(1) yplay(1) yrecinfo(1) yshutdown(1) yset(1)